MPI’s summer concept development workshop has launched! During this fourteen-week workshop, six screenwriters will each craft a one-sentence logline, a one-page synopsis, and an outline for a film or series whose story arc advances human freedom in an appealing, mainstreamable way. That may not sound like much — but it’s the difficult, invisible, and important work that prepares the screenwriter to write.
Each participant will present their work twice to their fellow screenwriters, thus creating opportunities for feedback, synthesis, and revision. Exceptional story ideas will have the potential to be produced and promoted by MPI — indeed, A Piece of Cake, a short film developed in last year’s concept development workshop, shoots this month and will be in festivals next year.