Coen Brothers: Unlocking the Mystery of These Master Storytellers

Room: Herringham H243
Time: Friday 10.45am


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Together Joel and Ethan Coen have written and directed movies which have been nominated for 33 Academy Awards and won 6 while pursuing their distinctive storytelling vision.

Scott Myers digs deep into the Coen brothers movies revealing narrative dynamics you can use to craft the unique nature of your own stories.

  1. Ordinary Character / Extraordinary Circumstance
  2. The Long Shadow of Authority Figures
  3. The Shiny Hope of Grand Schemes
  4. The Dynamism of Violence
  5. Morally Complicated Universe
  6. Unresolved Endings

Learn how the Coen brothers approach traditional narrative structure in non-traditional ways and bring those sensibilities to your own writing.


Screenwriting Practical help

Actors Table Read: LIVE

Actors Table Read: LIVE

How do actors and a director approach your screenplay? What happens when your words are reinterpreted through other artists? Join us for a sensational live onstage performance and deconstruction of one LSF delegate’s script.

PitchFest Bootcamp with Bob

PitchFest Bootcamp with Bob

Great American Pitchfest Guru Bob Schultz will start every day with a short 30 minute PitchFest bootcamp to get you ready for your pitch!