Ellin Stein

Script Editor, Educator
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Ellin Stein teaches both MA Script Writing and an extension course on Writing True Story Scripts at Goldsmiths, University of London; note, she will be teaching an evening version of this extension course from 30th April 2020, also at Goldsmith. Registration open to all.

Ellin additionally runs similar workshops at the Byline Festival.

A former script analyst for Zoetrope and Miramax, Ellin’s own based-on-real-events short has been screened at numerous festivals and is the collections of the BFI, Lux, and the Getty.

As a journalist, she’s contributed to publications including The Times, The Telegraph, Variety, Vulture, and Slate.

More information

Ellin Stein is appearing at the following sessions:

Based on a True Story: Keeping It Real… Or Not

Based on a True Story: Keeping It Real… Or Not

How do screenwriters balance staying faithful to facts with making a narrative work dramatically? How many liberties can you take before leaving reality behind? This session will explore these and other questions involved in adapting stories based on real events and consider how these relate to YOUR projects.