Talk | Alec Sokolow (CANCELED)

Wednesday, March 23, 2016 - 6:00pm

The much-anticiapted Alec Sokolow event scheduled for this Wednesday is CANCELED. Apologies for the inconvenience.


FROM LOCUST WALK TO THE LAND OF THE LOCUSTS
A conversation with ALEC SOKOLOW

Penn alum and Oscar-nominated screenwriter ALEC SOKOLOW. Alec (along with writing partner, Joel Cohen) is behind the screenplay for one of the most beloved and iconic animated movies of all time: TOY STORY. Learn from this established screenwriter/producer/director as he speaks about how to choose the best platform for the story that you want to tell.

RSVP to reserve your seat: wh@writing.upenn.edu

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Screenwriter, producer, and director ALEC SOKOLOW was nominated in 1995 for the Academy Award for Best Writing (Original Screenplay) for his work on TOY STORY. Other writing credits include CHEAPER BY THE DOZEN, EVAN ALMIGHTY, MONEY TALKS, and GARFIELD: THE MOVIE. For this conversation, Sokolow will talk about the interstitial relationship all storytellers must nurture between the stories they wish to tell and the platforms to tell them on, drawing on his experience working on writing stories for cutting edge technologies.

Cinema Studies Program
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