Linda's job as a script consultant, seminar leader, and author is to guide writers to make their script the best script it can be. She has an objective professional eye to help solve elusive script problems and to help writers become better writers. The author of one of the most widely known book on screenwriting, "Making A Good Script Great", Linda Seger is the best of the best.
Ray Bradbury calls Linda's technique, "A light to see by". Ron Howard has said he's used Linda's concepts from "Making A Good Script Great" on all of his films, starting with Apollo 13. Another client, after having seen six other, refers to Linda as "the Rolls Royce of script consultants". Linda is among the elite consultants of our current day screenwriting and film world, and this teleconference will give you the chance to test her out, learn her techniques, and gain insight from one of the brilliant consultants today.
About Host Laurie Lamson
Laurie is honored to share her passion for screenwriting as the host of International Screenwriters' Association's free teleconferences. She is always interested in deepening her understanding of all that's necessary to make a great screenplay and she's been lucky enough to collaborate with several indie producers on screenwriting assignments. She enjoys helping fellow and sister screenwriters take their own projects to the next level.
Laurie is the editor of Now Write! Science Fiction, Fantasy and Horror, co-editor of Now Write! Screenwriting and Now Write! Mysteries published by Tarcher/Penguin. Learn more and connect with Laurie at: jazzymaemedia.com and nowwrite.net.
Dr. Linda Seger created and defined the job of script consultant when she began her business in 1981, based on a method for analyzing scripts she developed for her dissertation project. Since then, she has consulted on over 2000 scripts, including over 40 produced feature films and about 35 produced television projects. Her clients have included TriStar Pictures, Ray Bradbury, William Kelley, Linda Lavin, Suzanne de Passe, Tony Bill, as well as production companies and writers from six continents.
Dr. Seger is an internationally known speaker in the area of screenwriting, having taught and lectured in over 30 countries on 6 continents. She presented the first professional screenwriting seminar in both Moscow and Bulgaria, and has trained script consultants and script editors in Germany, New Zealand, Scandinavia, Austria, and Italy. She has given seminars for studios, networks, production companies, television series, and film commissions.
As the author of nine books, Seger has appeared in more than 60 radio and television shows, including All Things Considered, National Public Radio, Good Morning L.A., Good Morning New York, and CNN. She is included in The World Who's Who of Women, Five Thousand Personalities of the World, Who's Who of American Women, Who's Who in America, Who's Who in Entertainment, Who's Who in the World, Who's Who in the West, The International Edition of 5000 Notable Women, Leading Intellectuals of the World, Two Thousand Notable American Women, The International Who's Who of Professional and Business Women, and 2000 Notable American Women.
Linda is an international script consultant, seminar leader and keynote speaker on screenwriting. She is also the author of nine books on screenwriting and three on spirituality.
Her background is broad and unique. She has a Th.D. in Drama and Theology, with M.A. degrees in both areas. She created the script consulting profession in 1981 and have worked on over 2,000 scripts and over 100 produced films and television shows. She's given seminars and speeches in 33 countries on all six continents.
Her clients include writers, directors, producers, executives and companies, in film, television, and theater. Clients range from beginner,s to Academy Award winners such as Peter Jackson and William Kelley. One of her clients, Ray Bradbury, called her technique, "a light to see by."
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