"You Talkin' To Me?" Dialogue Lecture in Las Vegas August 21
"YOU TALKIN' TO ME?":The Importance of Dialogue and Subtext in Film Writing Drawing on the masters of character and dialogue, from Billy Wilder to James L. Brooks and Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor, through clips and practical exercises, this seminar will examine a variety of tools and approaches to developing unique, memorable main and secondary character's voices, specific tools for writing speeches, monologues, fights, etc. as well as new ways of thinking about character conflicts and power dynamics within any script, through the use of dialogue and subtext alone.