Dr. Linda Seger, script consultant and author of 9 books on screenwriting, has presented her screenwriting seminars in 33 countries and on all six continents. Linda has been quoted in The Wall Street Journal, The New Yorker Magazine, The Christian Science Monitor and the Chicago Tribune. Contact Linda directly for seminar information or to book a seminar.
LINDA’S FALL SEMINARS
September 28 – 29: Two-day advanced seminar for the National Film School of Denmark in Copenhagen Denmark [Sat-Sun]
Contact: Tina Wagner Sorenson, Director, email@example.com
October 10 – 11: Screenwriting seminar at Tampere University of Applied Sciences in Helsinki, Finland. [Fri-Sat]
75 people attended in Mediapolis, mostly students and alumni from TAMK University of Applied Sciences Degree program of MA in Screenwriting as well as students from Aalto University Department of Film, Television and Scenography and then a lot of freelance writers and professionals from all over Finland and from Finnish Broadcasting Company YLE.
Contact: Ari Koivumaki firstname.lastname@example.org
October 15 – 16: “The Art of the Adapted Screenplay” seminar at the Cine Libre Film Festival, in Sofia, Bulgaria [Tues-Wed]
Contact: Jacqueline Wagensteinjwagenstein@colibri.bg
Series of Seminars in Eastern Europe sponsored by SV7 Media
Contact: Viktoriya email@example.com
October 19: One-day seminar in Prague, Czech Republic [Sat]
October 23: One-day seminar in Warsaw, Poland [Wed]
October 27: One-day seminar in Kiev, Ukraine [Sun]
October 31: One-day seminar in the Republic of Kazastahn [Thur]
November 1 – 6: vacation in Estonia
November 7 – 8: Two-day seminar National Film Center of Latvia in Riga, Latvia [Thur – Fri]
See endorsement from Latvian screenwriters here
Contact: Lelda Ozolalelda.firstname.lastname@example.org
November 9 – 10: In Riga, Latvia [Sat-Sun]
Back to London:
November 11 – 13: a short vacation in London [Mon-Wed]
November 14, 2019: return home [Thur]
5-Day Master Class in Script Consulting in Cologne, Germany
October 29 to November 2 – This class was a great experience for Linda and all involved, It was a rare and unique opportunity ! She had given this class in the past for the countries of New Zealand, Germany, Austria, Italy, and Scandinavia. This time in Cologne was the first (and perhaps the only time) the class was open to professionals from other countries. It was sponsored by the Cologne Film School. Linda received very high marks from students in their evaluations of this Masterclass. She is pleased to share the results with you. Students gave her a 100% score in their evaluations of the following; Granted me a valuable insight into the professional practice, Provided an interesting outlook beyond the course, Encouraged Students to participate in the debate, Provided helpful Material (Scripts, research sources etc.,) See an image below showing a graph of the overall scores. You can view the entire Report Here
October 12-16 – The Rocaberti Writers Retreat in Southern France – A writers retreat in a castle! Another incredible and unforgettable experience for Dr Seger and all those who were mentors or mentored.
February 24 – Houston, Texas – Creating Unforgettable Characters Workshop Sponsored by Scriptwriters Houston & Women in Film & Television.(Read Linda’s Blog About this seminar here)
Seminars by Title:
Making a Good Script Great: 1-3 day seminar on the Art and Craft of Screenwriting.
Creating Unforgettable Characters: 1-2 day seminar or workshop on creating dimensional characters.
The Art of Adaptation: 1/2 to 1 day seminar on adapting novels, plays, stories, and biographies for the screen.
From Script to Screen: the Collaborative Art of Filmmaking: 1-2 day seminar on the art of filmmaking.
Creating Unforgettable Female Characters: 1/2 to 1 day seminar, including an analysis of the female hero. Sometimes taught with Mythologist Pamela J. Smith.
Script Editing: 5 day seminar for the training of script editors.
Exploring the Theme: 1-2 hour lecture on expressing ideas and adding meaning to the script
Creating Cinematic Images: 1-2 hour lecture on how to visualize the script and make it more cinematic
Understanding Genre: 1 hour to 1 day seminar on genres and what differentiates them
Bringing Your Spirituality Into Your Writing: 1-2 hour lecture or 1 day workshop on how to express spirituality, values, and meaning without getting preachy
Master Class in Script Consulting: 3 week seminar training film professionals in the Linda Seger Method of Script Consulting. Generally these Master Classes are presented by a country or a film commission, but sometimes students come to Colorado to work privately with Linda.
Making a Good Writer Great: 1-5 day Creative Writing Seminar/Workshop for Screenwriters which can include working on their projects.
Please contact Linda’s office to discuss scheduling a seminar.
“If you are a writer do go to this. I heard Linda last night and she is fantastic, learnt so much about character development. I wish I could go tomorrow but can’t, but highly recommended.” –Mary Grand, England
“Many thanks for last night and for making it such an enjoyable, entertaining and engaging evening! I found Linda’s talk stimulating which helped to reinforce and underpin much of what I am learning about writing.” –Andrew Hough, England
TEAM TEACHING SEMINARS
Story, structure, theme and character with Linda Seger along with Mythological Story Tools with Mythologist and professional writer Pamela Jaye Smith.
Creating, developing & marketing scripts with Linda Seger and Studio Development Specialist Kathie Fong Yoneda.
Contact Linda Seger for further details.
October 12, 2016: Half-Day Seminar for Rocky Mountain Romance Writers of America on “Structuring and Shaping your Story.” Contact email@example.com for further details of the conference.
April 2, 2016: – One Nation Film Festival Panelist From Concept to Camera, The Journeys of Filmmakers
April 28-30, 2016: International Christian Film Festival, Orlando Florida. Contact ICFF for information.
LINDA’S 2015 EUROPEAN SUMMER SEMINAR TOUR
June 18-22: Vienna Austria, Contact Linda for details
June 26: Ludwigsburg Germany, Film Academy (not open to the public) contact Igor Dovgal
July 4-5: London England, Contact ScreenwritersSummit.com
July 7-10: Paris, France Screenwriting Summit (Linda teaches July 8th) contact ScreenWritersSummit.com
July 18-19: Munich, Germany, Münchner Filmwerkstatt e.V. (Munich Film Society), contact http://www.filmseminare.de/making-a-good-script-great
July 22-26: Writing talks in southern England
Nov 23-28: Five day seminar on Genre for the Norwegian Film Institute, Oslo, Norway
2014 SEMINAR SCHEDULE
January 18-19, 2014: Houston, TX, Women in Film, 2-day seminar
February 21-22, 2014:
La Mirada, CA
February 26, 2014:
Los Angeles, CA
Act One Evening on “Bringing your Spirituality into your Writing”
March 21-22, 2014:
Los Angeles, CA
June 6-7, 2014:
Calgary, Alberta, CANADA
June 14-15, 2014:
The Emerging Female Hero. A seminar taught by Linda Seger and Pamela Jaye Smith and sponsored by Women in Film and Television of Houston
August 2-3, 2014:
September 7-9, 2014:
Los Angeles, CA
Story Expo in Los Angeles, CA, where Linda was one of the speakers presenting six classes.
September 26-28, 2014:
Moondance International Film Festival. Contact Elizabeth English at Moondance or Linda Seger for further details.
Telluride, CO – Telluride Colorado Screenwriting Festival
Moondance International Film Festival. Click here for more information.
“Dr. Linda Seger has been the heart of Moondance since the very first film festival in 2000. Her popular workshops are always sold out, attendees come from around the world to learn from her, and many enthusiastic screenwriters make appointments with her in Moondance’s Consultations With the Pros opportunities during the event. Linda is talented, reliable, encouraging and spiritual. We all love the red cowboy boots she wears to present workshops, too! Thanks for being there, and helping to make Moondance such a well-respected international success, Linda!”