Ellin Stein

Script Editor, Educator
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Ellin Stein has worked in Development at companies including Zoetrope and Miramax UK, has written award-winning, deeply weird shorts now in the video collections of the BFI, Lux, and the Getty, and currently teaches screenwriting at Goldsmiths.

As a journalist, she’s contributed to publications including The Times, The Telegraph, Byline Times, Vulture, and Slate, made audio documentaries for BBC Radio 4, and is the author of a cultural history of the 70s https://wwnorton.com/books/9780393074093 published by Norton.

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Ellin Stein is appearing at the following sessions:

(Coming Soon) Based On A True Story: Keeping It Real & Fantastic with Ellin Stein

(Coming Soon) Based On A True Story: Keeping It Real & Fantastic with Ellin Stein

From a creative standpoint, there are differences between a TRUE story and a GOOD story. In this course, Ellin Stein will dig deep on how to avoid making your script read like Wikipedia.