WELCOME TO THE HVWC CALENDAR: home of all our upcoming readings, events and workshops. You can view by list or calendar (see right menu to choose). Click the colored tabs below to show only specific options. Our workshops run as multi-session series or one-day “intensives.” Note, we list the multi-session courses on the first day they meet only. The full dates of the session are described in the course descriptions. You would need to scroll back to the start date if you needed to enroll for something already underway. But do let us know if you want to join something in midstream since we need the blessing of the instructor. Questions? Email us.
Workshops – This category encompasses all one-day and multi-week classes, whether in person or via Zoom.
Readings – Our readings are in many different genres and take place in person, on Zoom, or both!
HVWC Recurring Events – This category encompasses such regular favorites as Open Mic, Open Write, and Submission Sunday.
Special Events – These other creative experiences are sure to interest our creative community!
What makes the difference between films that are phenomenal successes and those that vanish without a trace? The answer lies in the script–the unique combination of artistic vision, exceptional story structure, and original theme. This one-day intensive taught by seasoned screenwriter and instructor C.C. Webster will present the critical skills and knowledge to make your scripts stand out.
Brief curated lectures will lead to writing exercises that will allow you to use the tools shared in real time, so you can take the tools with you and use them on any future endeavors.
NB: This class will be taught on Zoom. Scholarships are due Dec 15 at midnight PST. Please read all course policies before registering for any of our classes.
C.C. Webster wrote the feature films Blue Ball, PA; Show & Tell; Little Buffalo, selected for the Writers Lab, a program sponsored by Meryl Streep and Nicole Kidman; and her feature script Missing won the American Scandinavian Society’s Cultural Grant. She wrote and directed the short films “Tracks,” “Easter,” and “Civil War,” which played at more than fifty film festivals worldwide. She directed the short film “Babies” and produced the short film “Junebug and Hurricane.” She is the founder and artistic director of the Drive-In Film Festival. She has taught at Westchester Community College, Brandeis University, Columbia University, and Sarah Lawrence College. She holds a BA from Brandeis University, an MA from University College London, and an MFA in Directing and Screenwriting from Columbia University.