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Notes to Screenwriters Cruise

May 18, 2015 @ 4:00 pm - May 25, 2015 @ 8:00 am

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Join the founders of Catharsis, Barbara Nicolosi and Vicki Peterson, on an unforgettable screenwriting seminar. Take challenging courses on story and workshop your own script, all while sailing through the gorgeous backdrop of Alaskan scenery. Plenty of free time will be available to digest information and take advantage of the port activites.

Courses include over 15 hours of instruction (tantamount to 5 weeks of a college course!) on story, plot, character, theme, dialogue and style. Sessions are designed to meet the needs of beginning, intermediate, and advanced writers. All writers will have the opportunity to workshop their stories and receive invaluable group feedback. Additional individual feedback sessions with the Catharsis founders are also available.
 

 

When

Monday May 18, 2015 at 4:00 PM PDT
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Monday May 25, 2015 at 8:00 AM PDT
 

Where

Alaska via the Norwegian Sun (from Vancouver)
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Cost

Seminar: $700

  • Includes all seminars, workshops, and course materials. Additional individual consultations on story ideas or screenplays may be purchased for $150 per one hour session.
  • Writers may bring additional guests for no additional charge. Guests may be included in group meals and social events, but not classes. (Don’t worry, there’s plenty for them to do while you’re in class!)
  • $125 deposit to register, remainder due by March 4th.

 
Staterooms: Starting at $449 + taxes
 
We have reserved a limited number of cabins for $449 inside, per person + taxes, and $549 outside. First come, first served. We have reserved additional rooms starting at $649. You can choose one of our reserved cabins or one that is outside our reservation, whichever is lower. Please visit: NCL.com for a list of current rates.

Prices are per person. Taxes and port charges not included. NCL holds KIDS SAIL FREE promotions once or twice a year. Please visit NCL.com for current promotions. $125 deposit required per person upon booking, remainder due March 4th. Writers looking to share rooms may coordinate with NCL. Contact Ivan Lora at NCL for more information. 1-877-416-9722 ext. 4249.

 

 

Event Details

Seminars and workshops will be held while the ship is at sea, mostly in the morning and evening hours. Writers and their guests will be invited to take meals together with the founders of Catharsis. Writers have free time when the ship is in port.
 

Registering is easy!

  • Step One: Register for your seminar with Catharsis below.
  • Step Two: Contact Ivan Lora at Norwegian Cruise Lines to book your stateroom by March 4th. 1-877-416-9722 ext. 4249
  • Step Three: Pat yourself on the back for investing in yourself as a writer!

 

Have Questions? See the FAQs.

 
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Get a taste of the conference with a free podcast:

Harnessing the Power of Visual Writing

 
 
 

Details

Start:
May 18, 2015 @ 4:00 pm
End:
May 25, 2015 @ 8:00 am

Venue

NCL
Vancouver, Canada
Mentorship

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Novel Evaluation

 
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Phone Consultation

 
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Follow-Up Script Consultation

 
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Standard Consultation

 

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Treatment Development

 
For the initial fee of $500, you will recieve:

  1. An hour long phone call with Catharsis founders, Barbara Nicolosi and Vicki Peterson, to discuss project potential, ideas of where to take it, and what the next steps should be (i.e. If you’d like to continue with a project synopsis or treatment).
  2. Our Movie Proposal Questionnaire.
  3. The free “So You Think You Have a Movie Idea” podcast.

How you make the purchase:

  1. Add this item to your cart to pay the initial $500 fee.
  2. After purchasing, you will receive a link to download the podcast and questionnaire.
  3. Listen to the podcast and fill out the questionnaire to the best of your ability.
  4. Email the completed questionnaire along with the best times to schedule a call to storycatharsis@gmail.com with “QUESTIONNAIRE, [your name], [project name]” as the subject heading.

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Project Synopsis Development

 
For the initial fee of $500, you will recieve:

  1. An hour long phone call with Catharsis founders, Barbara Nicolosi and Vicki Peterson, to discuss project potential, ideas of where to take it, and what the next steps should be (i.e. If you’d like to continue with a project synopsis or treatment).
  2. Our Movie Proposal Questionnaire.
  3. The free “So You Think You Have a Movie Idea” podcast.

How you make the purchase:

  1. Add this item to your cart to pay the initial $500 fee.
  2. After purchasing, you will receive a link to download the podcast and questionnaire.
  3. Listen to the podcast and fill out the questionnaire to the best of your ability.
  4. Email the completed questionnaire along with the best times to schedule a call to storycatharsis@gmail.com with “QUESTIONNAIRE, [your name], [project name]” as the subject heading.

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Concept Development Consult

 
You will recieve:

  1. An hour long phone call with Catharsis founders, Barbara Nicolosi and Vicki Peterson, to discuss project potential, ideas of where to take it, and what the next steps should be (i.e. If you’d like to continue with a project synopsis or treatment).
  2. Our Movie Proposal Questionnaire.
  3. The free “So You Think You Have a Movie Idea” podcast.

How you make the purchase:

  1. Add this item to your cart.
  2. After purchasing, you will receive a link to download the podcast and questionnaire.
  3. Listen to the podcast and fill out the questionnaire to the best of your ability.
  4. Email the completed questionnaire along with the best times to schedule a call to storycatharsis@gmail.com with “QUESTIONNAIRE, [your name], [project name]” as the subject heading.
  5. We will return your email with a suggested call time per our mutual availability.
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