Introduction to How to Write a Screenplay in 10 Weeks with Marilyn Horowitz

Are you dreaming of writing a screenplay? Now you can join the hundreds of writers who have used award-winning New York University professor and writing coach Marilyn Horowitz’s trademarked writing system to complete a screenplay in 10 weeks or less. Based on her renowned book How to Write a Screenplay in 10 Weeks, this seminar will give you the advanced writing techniques you need to focus on character first and plot second, whether you’re starting a new script, polishing a first draft, or revisiting a project you shelved.

Topics Include:

– How to structure a screenplay fast
– How to build living breathing characters
– How to write good descriptions and dialogue with ease


Marilyn Ida Horowitz is an award winning New York University writing professor and consultant, who has taught thousands of aspiring screenwriters to complete their works using The Horowitz System®, a trademarked writing system used in book editions for college, high school and middle school. Horowitz served a full tenure as judge for the Fulbright Scholarship Program for film and media students, and received the New York University Award for Teaching Excellence in 2004. She has produced and consulted on several films, including the Warner Brothers feature, And Then Came Love (2007). Her political thriller, The Book of Zev was released on December 1, 2014. She is also a contributor to the Amazon bestseller, The Voyage to Your Vision.


June 20 @ 6:30pm
6:30 pm — 8:30 pm (2h)

NYWIFT Conference Room
6 East 39th Street, Suite 1200
(Between Fifth and Madison Avenue)

$15 for Members
$25 for Nonmembers


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NYWIFT programs, screenings and events are supported, in part, by grants from New York City Department of Cultural Affairs in partnership with the City Council, and New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Kathy Hochul and the New York State Legislature.