Sunday, October 29 • 3:00pm - 4:15pm
Writing a Worthy Nemesis: Your Protagonist's Shadow

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There is nothing like a well-drawn nemesis to enliven a screenplay by functioning as a worthy foe to the protagonist and creating the story’s central conflict.

In this presentation with Scott Myers, you will learn the key principles to crafting a nemesis who goes beyond the stereotypical bad guy to a living, breathing, and powerful antagonist figure.

Learn how to think of the nemesis as a projection of your protagonist’s shadow, enabling you to create a psychological connection between these two pivotal characters.

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Scott Myers

writer K-9, Alaska, Trojan War; Assistant Professor, DePaul University School of Cinematic Arts,
Scott has written over thirty movie and TV projects at every major Hollywood studio and broadcast network. His screenwriting credits include K-9, Alaska, and Trojan War. From 2002-2010, Scott was an executive producer at Trailblazer Studios, overseeing the company’s original content... Read More →

Sunday October 29, 2017 3:00pm - 4:15pm
The Driskill Hotel, Maximilian Room

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