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Glenn Benest's Screenwriting Workshops

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Key Information:
Class Size: 4 - 7 people
Destination: California  
Category: Writers Workshops
Specialty: Horror, Humor, Mystery  
Season: January - December
Courses Per Year: 10
Course Level: All levels
Min Price: 350 US Dollar (USD) per person
Max Price: 350 US Dollar (USD) per person

Glenn M. Benest's screenwriting workshops are unique in Los Angeles and for that matter anywhere else in the world. Mr. Benest is a working and produced writer who gives indepth guidance to each of the screenwriters he works with.

Having taught for many years at UCLA Extension and the American Film Institute, he could not provide enough hands on guidance to the writers who took his courses. As a result, he began these private workshops, so he keep the course size down and give focused attention to each writer's project.

He guides writers through the drafts that are required to get their screenplay ready for marketing to studio, television network, or independent film buyers. He has intimate knowledge of all these markets as he has sold many projects to these various venues. For those attending his private workshops, each writer gets a significant amount of time reading his/her material and Mr. Benest as well as the class then gives detailed notes on how to make the material richer.

Every writer's work is read out loud like a staged reading. This has proved invaluable to raising the standard of the writing. Four films have been launched by these workshops, including "Scream," "Teaching Mrs. Tingle," "Andre," and "Event Horizon." Mr. Benest is knowledgeable in giving feedback to a wide variety of genres, including action, horror, comedy, drama, romantic comedy, suspense, and dark comedy.

Faculty Information:
Mr. Benest teaches annually at the largest convention of screenwriters in the world: the Screenwriting Expo in Los Angeles, where he was nominated as a star guest speaker. Mr. Benest has been quoted widely in many articles and books about screenwriting and the craft of screenwriting.

Other Activities:
His latest effort, "Hungry Hearts," won 9 major film festival awards and his won the Special Jury Award for Best Independent Film at the Houston International Film Festival.

Facility Information:
Glenn M. Benest is an award winning writer/producer with 7 produced films to his credit.

Member discount:
10% discount for InfoHub customer.  Request a free gift certificate.

Notes:
- 8 week screenwriting courses cost $350 per session;
- individual consultations for screenplays are $500 for each screenplay.
This consists of detailed written notes and a two hour consultation, either by phone or in person.
Fees are negotiable as every project is different and requires unique supervision and feedback.

Supplier Information
Location: USA
Joined InfoHub: Nov 2006
Client Request Served: 15

Glenn M. Benest is an award winning writer/producer with seven produced films to his credit. He has taught at UCLA Extension and The American Film Institute and has lectured all over the world. His latest film which he wrote and produced, "Hungry Hearts," won 11 film festival awards and was voted Special Jury...

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