imagine you're a big Hollywood studio exec. What would Shakespeare pitch
celebrate the 450th birthday of one of the greatest writers who ever
lived, we are giving away a free script consultation (a $750 value) with
author J. M. Evenson ("Shakespeare for Screenwriters").
task: We've all seen crazy summer blockbuster movie trailers -- the
explosions, the drama, the sex. It's glorious! Your task is to write a
log line that turns one of Shakespeare's plays into one of the biggest
blockbuster hits of the summer, in 25 words or less. Extra points for
this blood-soaked supernatural thriller, young stockbroker McB uses info
he gets on an internet site run by triplets to murder his boss and take
over the business. It's Wolf of Wall Street meets The Purge!
against the background of the City of Angels, Kevin Spacey takes a star
turn as Shylock in The Merchant of Venice Beach. Comedy ensues!
families feud while their youngsters secretly fall in love in this
Updated version of Romeo and Juliet featuring Apple and Microsoft.
prize: A FREE script consultation, which includes: reading a
complete 120-page script; supplying the writer with written notes; and a
half-hour on-line or telephone conferencing session to discuss the notes.
A $750 value. Consultation provided by Jennie Evenson, Author of
Shakespeare for Screenwriters.
here for more details
go to Michael Wiese Productions Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/mwpfilmbooks
and post your entries
later than April 25th, 2014 at MIDNIGHT PST.
winner will be selected on after 5PM EST on APRIL 26TH 2014, by J. M.