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Master Classes are in-depth, interactive learning experiences focused on craft and career building and led by renowned industry experts. Topics include fiction and documentary filmmaking, TV writing and production, and navigating and succeeding in the entertainment industry.
Webseries are a powerful medium that allow creators to gain the experience and exposure that can jumpstart their careers into television and film. In this three-hour Master Class, learn the steps for crafting a webseries—from concept through distribution—with the writing/producing/directing team Linda Yvette Chavez and Marvin Lemus who successfully took their show Gentefied from a short-form digital series to a long-form Netflix television series.
Download the list of resources from Linda Yvette Chavez and Marvin Lemus
Topics covered include:
00:00 - Welcome and Introductions
06:00 - What is a Digital Series?
20:40 - Writing Your Webseries
38:00 - What Makes a TV-Worthy Webseries?
50:30 - Q&A
58:25 - How to Create a Digital Series on a Tight Budget
1:15 - Giving Each Episode a Three-Act Structure
1:33 - Telling a Story in a Short Amount of Time
1:38 - Creating Concept Trailers
2:02 - Ten Tips for Shooting on the Cheap
2:28 - Distribution and Marketing
2:42 - Q&A
2:49 - Closing Remarks and Final Announcements