WSP 15 — Screenwriter for a Day
Due to its short format, this workshop may not be taken
for Credit or a Letter Grade.
If screenwriting is pursuit of yours, you might also be interested in the online course “The Art of Creating Narrative Surprise in Successful Screenplays” with screenwriter Jeff Hoffman. For more information, please visit the course page.
Adam Tobin, Senior Lecturer, Film and Media Studies Program, StanfordAdam Tobin is a screenwriter and actor. He created the sitcom About a Girl, and has written for ABC, ESPN, Discovery Channel, and the National Basketball Association. Tobin was a story analyst for Jim Henson Pictures and has taught story and pitching seminars at DreamWorks Animation, Twentieth Century Fox/ Blue Sky Studios, and Aardman Animations. He was a founding member of the Stanford Improvisors (SImps) and the Los Angeles performance group The But Franklies. He received an MFA in screenwriting from the USC School of Cinematic Arts.
Textbooks for this course:
(Optional) Paul Gulino, Screenwriting: The Sequence Approach (ISBN 0826415687)