Identifying Your Story Engine with Literary Manager

"This story engine Webinar is the best ever. I’ve read so many books, etc... and in only an hour with this, I feel like I truly get it." -Carrie P.

"The Webinar from Conrad Sun about Story Engines was EXTREMELY useful. I've been trying to crack my pilot and now realize what's been lacking in the script (some character goals, as well as stakes). I am going to re-outline my pilot after watching that." -Jaclyn C.

One of the number one questions executives ask writers is "What is the engine of your story?" This engine is the driving force of the feature or TV pilot. This is your project's fuel, your story's heart. It’s what makes your audience want to keep watching. In one word, the engine of your story is **essential**. Conrad Sun, manager from Meridian Artists, will be breaking down what a story engine is and how you can make sure your engine is golden. He will be going over story engines for Walking Dead, Friday Night Lights, Orange is the New Black, Jerry Maguire, Armageddon and much more.

This 90-Min. Webinar Will Cover:

  • What exactly is a story engine?
  • How to test the viability of your story engine
  • The difference between internal vs external stakes and why they’re co-dependent on each other
  • How to properly pitch your series engine

About Your Host:

Conrad Sun joined Meridian Artists in 2014 as an Associate. Based in Los Angeles, Conrad devotes his efforts toward building the Los Angeles roster and supporting all of Meridian's LA-based clients for both staffing and development. Additionally, Conrad works with the Toronto office to develop properties for the US market and prepare clients who plan to work in Los Angeles. After graduating with a Bachelor of Science Degree from the University of Alberta, Conrad started his entertainment career by founding a Calgary-based video production company in 2004. Soon he took his passion for film producing and entrepreneurship to Los Angeles where he attained his Master's Degree from the Peter Stark Producing Program at the University of Southern California. Since then, Conrad has gained experience working in content development at companies like Epix, Hasbro Studios, Gran Via Productions (Breaking Bad) and New Wave Entertainment.



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