Veteran story editor Linda Coffey will engage with the lecture participants in an overview of the process of developing and writing for film and television.
She will discuss story structure and current trends in writing, with particular consideration given to working in the Canadian marketplace.
All participants will get the opportunity to ask questions and receive feedback during this evening session.
WAMP boardroom [4916-49th street Lower Level]
Feb. 28th, 2017
6:00 – 9:00 pm
Free, but space is limited.
About the Instructor
LINDA COFFEY is one of the very few story editors in Canada to have worked successfully in every aspect of both film and television development and production. After working as consultant to the Faculty of Commerce at UBC, Linda spent eight years as an executive script consultant in charge of western-based drama development for the CBC. Here she was responsible for the development and production of both series and movie projects.
Linda has story edited and consulted on hundreds of hours of television and feature film projects. She was a freelance external drama consultant for the CBC (2003-2007), the only outside drama consultant the CBC has ever contracted. She was also an external project analyst with Telefilm for 12 years.
She has also written a number of commissioned scripts for documentary, feature films and television series. She was the creator of a children’s multi media web based environmental series.
Linda has also designed and taught a number of master classes for film and television writers and directors. She has been a guest story mentor with Women in the Director’s Chair Program (WIDC) at the Whistler Film Festival since 2006.