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Workshop | Screenwriting 101 – Secrets of the Core Concept

  • 120 mins

Screenwriting 101 – Secrets of the Core Concept
Monday, November 13, 12-2pm | Presented by Carlos de los Rios from San Diego Writers Fest 

Secrets of the Core Concept is an exciting, brief seminar breaking down how to create a Hollywood screenplay core concept. What is a core concept? It’s the essence of a screenplay. It’s the foundation on top of which you can unfold your story. So join us to learn shortcuts to organizing your screenplay core concept, and start writing today!

Meet your instructor Carlos de los Rios

Carlos de los Rios is a 20-year veteran of the movie business. He is a writer and producer of 10 feature films including studio movies for Academy Award-winners Lauren Bacall and Harvey Fierstein, Academy Award-nominee Elliot Gould, Emmy-Award winners C. Thomas Howell and Johnny Galecki as well as Golden Globe-nominee Hayden Panettiere and movie stars like Danny Glover and Josh Hutcherson. He is also an award-winning documentarian who has taught film writing at UCSD.

Participants will receive an Award of Completion for each workshop they attend.
2.0 quarter units will be given for those who attend the full week of sessions.

Note: For any questions, please contact: Morgan Appel ( or Britt Maxwell (

Course Number: HUM-80001
Credit: 2.00 unit(s)


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