Saturday, February 11, 2012


We are very pleased to announce the legendary John Truby, Hollywood’s premier and most sought-after screenwriting instructor and story consultant, will be a keynote speaker at the upcoming InkTip Pitching and Networking Summit! John will be teaching two exclusive master classes on Friday, March 30th, 2012.

Over the last 25 years, more than 35,000 writers have attended Truby’s sold-out seminars around the world, with the American Film Institute declaring that “Truby’s course allows a writer to succeed in the fiercely competitive climate of Hollywood.” Called “the most authoritative voice on story in film and TV,” Truby regularly serves as a story consultant for major studios and production companies worldwide, and has been a script doctor on more than 1,000 movies, sitcoms and television dramas for the likes of Disney, Sony Pictures, FOX, HBO, Alliance Atlantis, Paramount, the BBC, MTV and more.
Truby’s former students’ work includes the writers, directors and producers of such blockbusters as In Treatment, Pirates of the Caribbean, District 9, Mary Mother of Christ (2012 with Al Pacino), The Family Guy, Ratatouille, X–Men I/II/III, Shrek, The Academy Awards, The Surrogate, House, Lost, Planet of the Apes, Scream, The West Wing, The Fantastic Four, The Negotiator, Star Wars, Sleepless in Seattle, Outbreak, African Cats (which Truby co-wrote for Disney in 2011) and more.

Truby’s class is known as the “writer’s writing class” because it’s taken by so many top working writers in television and film.

Check out this fantastic interview with Truby where he discusses what it takes for InkTip writers to write a great script. For the full, unabridged interview, please visit Truby’s site and don’t forget to sign up for John’s upcoming classes in LA (March 9-11, 2012) and NY (March 23-25, 2012).

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