Talks, Virtual

Happily Ever After Hours | BAFTA Award®-Nominated Screenwriter John August

Wed, Jul 15 | 5:30pm PT
FREE | Sign-up Required
Zoom Webinar

Join BAFTA Award®-Nominated Screenwriter John August for behind-the-scenes stories from his collaborations with Tim Burton, including Big Fish (2003), Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005), Corpse Bride (2005), and Frankenweenie (2012), and his popular screenwriting podcast Scriptnotes, featuring co-host and fellow screenwriter Craig Mazin.


Registration for this program will open to the public starting Friday, July 3 at 10am.

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Q&A and Requirements

Questions can be submitted during the webinar through Zoom's Q&A function. Due to anticipated demand and limited Q&A time, not all submitted questions will be answered.

All participants must sign up by noon Pacific Time on the day prior to the event. Participants must have a Zoom account to attend the workshop. A link to the workshop and instructions for joining will be sent via email prior to the event.

About the Speaker

John August's screenwriting credits include Go (1999), Charlie’s Angels (2000), Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003), Corpse Bride (2005), Charlie and the Chocolate Factory (2005), Frankenweenie (2012), and the live-action feature Aladdin (2019). He received a BAFTA® nomination for his screenplay for Big Fish (2003) and wrote the book for the Broadway musical version. He received a 2006 Grammy Award® nomination for “Wonka’s Welcome Song.”

August’s middle-grade novel series, Arlo Finch, is currently published in 13 languages. The third book in the trilogy, The Kingdom of Shadows, just released in February 2020.

He co-hosts the weekly Scriptnotes podcast with Craig Mazin, and runs the company that makes the popular screenwriting apps Highland 2 and Weekend Read.

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