Introducing Masters on Masters with Co-Chair

Paul Haggis & Nic Pizzolatto

THE NEW PROGRAM  "Masters on Masters" 

2 times Oscar Winning Screenwriter/Director Paul Haggis

(Crash, Million Dollar Baby) will present and interview the most celebrated showrunners, producers and writers in the industry - Come and learn from the very best of today´s tv culture!!!

 

In this masterclass Paul Haggis will interview  special guest and True Detective creator Nic Pizzolatto , who will share his knowledge and expertise on creating one of best tv shows ever made.

 

You will get tips and answer, learn about story structure, the principles of character design and dimension. Don't lose the opportunity to learn from these great Masters.

Proceeds of the Paul Haggis Masterclass will benefit the St. Luc Foundation and projects for the children in Haiti.  You can read more here: http://www.stlukehaiti.org/

PROGRAM

SATURDAY 

 "STRUCTURE & PRINCIPLES" 

 

10.00am  4pm 

 Screening 

 Script analysis of a scene.

 Masters on Masters guided by Paul Haggis

 Q&A with the participants.

 Principles of character dimension and design.

 and more

 

SUNDAY 

"CREATIVE PROCESS"

10.00am  3pm 

 Screening 

 Masters on Masters guided by Paul Haggis

 Q&A with the industry, directors.

 TV Lounge Get Together

 

REGISTRATION/BADGE

(Travel and lodging is not included. Our partner hotels, close to the campus, offer our visitors and participants festival rates).  

 

FIRST COME FIRST SERVED

For any further question please get in touch by using the contact form 

 

Register for "Masters on Masters" 

 

PAYMENT OPTIONS

Pay by Wire Transfer using the contact form below, and we get back to you with the details. or  Pay via PayPal

 

Writing your TV SHOW

Peter Russell Webinar

March 26-27

Limited spots for this class. You can write us through webinar@tvseriesfestival.com and we are getting back to you in 24 hours or enroll here.

Berlin Series Support

 

▶ Peter Russell & Suzy Bell Webinar March 26-27

REGISTRATION

Register for the Webinar 

Price €290,- (+ 19% VAT)

PAYMENT OPTIONS

Pay by Wire Transfer or  Pay via PayPal

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The absolute best at helping anyone understand how great stories work. I’ve learned so much about story from this man.” Tyler Perry, 2019

"Peter's not only a genius at teaching story, he's also taught me deep, psychological tips on deepening character, which I find makes the difference between a formulaic script and a sellable script." Hal Ozsan (Sons of Anarchy, What Would Diplo Do?, Black List)

"Peter's development class is a big reason for my success at Mr. Robot. The guy is a flat-out brilliant teacher of story form."  Kor Adana, Writer , 2020

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Day 1: The Eight Critical Tools Of Writing Great TV &
The Secrets of the Hour Long TV Form

 

  • The Most Critical Elements of All TV Story - Finding Your Hero's Super talent, Core Wounds, Unsolvable Dilemmas, and more.

  • Finding Your Story's Originality and Excitement - Bending All the Rules, Or Even Breaking Them, and STEALING Stuff, too (includes Q&A)

  • Structure and Secrets of Hour-Long TV Creating the Great Pilot - Finding Your Story's BMMOC Question.

  • What I've Learned Selling TV Pilots in 2020


Day 2: The Secrets of the Half Hour & Limited (Mini) Series: 

  • The Secrets of the Half Hour TV Story - Creating the Great Pilot

  • The Secrets of the Limited (Mini) Series

  • Creating Pitch Decks & Show Bibles That Sell Your Series

  • Creating your TV Loglines - plus Q&A about YOUR Story

ABOUT PETER RUSSELL

Peter Russell started as a story analyst in the 1990s, and has read over 3,000+ screenplays for major film and television giants including Imagine Entertainment, Participant Productions, HBO, CBS, Walden Entertainment. He consulted on many current TV shows, including GENIUS (National Geographic series 2017-present) MR. ROBOT (Emmy for Best New Television Drama 2015), Chronicles Of Narnia (Lion, Witch & Wardrobe), The Da Vinci Code (Imagine Films) and many others. Clients include Hal Ozsan (Black List, Sons of Anarchy, What

Would Diplo Do?), Peter Cillela (Resolution, The Endlass, Occupant), Tate Hanyok (The Office, Community, Transparent, Shameless) and many more.

 

As he read these scripts, he started seeing deep, hidden patterns in the best stories. He wrote these down and started getting jobs FIXING writer’s stories. Peter Russell was invited to teach at UCLA in 2004, and it became a passion, too.  He was UCLA’s Teacher of the Year in 2009. 

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