TV WRITING WITH INS CHOI
Approximate running time: 3 hours
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Winnipeg Manitoba R3B 3H6
Instructor: Ins Choi
Wednesday September 22, Thursday September 23, Friday September 24 12:00PM - 3:00PM
***NOTE: This workshop is for IBPOC artists ONLY
The purpose of this workshop is to demystify the process of writing for TV by going through the steps of creating one. Participants should have some writing experience and be game to pitch ideas, develop stories, work well with others in large and small groups and write dialogue.
Ins Choi was born in Korea but grew up and currently lives in Toronto with his wife and two children. Some of his acting credits include Banana Boys, lady in the red dress (fu-GEN); Hamlet, The Odyssey (Stratford Festival); Alligator Pie, Death of a Salesman (Soulpepper). As a writer, his debut play, Kim's Convenience, won the Best New Play award and the Patron's Pick at the 2011 Toronto Fringe festival. It then launched Soulpepper theatre company's 2012 season, toured across Canada, and was adapted into a tv series of the same name with Thunderbird Entertainment for the CBC and Netflix for 5 seasons. Ins was a writer, executive producer and co-creator of the tv series. His next play, Bad Parent, is being produced by Vancouver Asian Canadian Theatre company for the spring of 2022 at Prairie Theatre Exchange in Winnipeg, at the Cultch in Vancouver and at Soulpepper in Toronto. He is also developing other creative projects in theatre, tv and film.
Maximum Partisipants: 9