Thursday, November 1, 2012

2013 BIZ: VIDEO: Writing Live! Help us write a comedy script

Writing Live! Help us write a comedy script.
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Yeah.  Like making sausage.  The Avatar Repertory Theater writers  have produced a comedy script.   Now, right in front of God and everybody, the Avatar Repertory Theater actors will give it a cold read.  Then the actors and the audience will offer comments.  
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Come to Art Plays Around on Friday, Nov. 2 at 5 pm SLT 
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Cookie/199/199/21
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Then what?
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Full disclosure: This script will not be perfect.
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Perfect is future.  This script is now. Here, now, in this moment.  
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The story this far
Next step, come to Art Plays Around on Friday, Nov. 2 at 5 pm SLT 
http://maps.secondlife.com/secondlife/Cookie/199/199/21
  • Offer new comedy lines
  • Suggest revisions
  • Offer ideas for more episodes
  • Offer ideas for a new series
  • This project is open to new writers
Avatar Repertory Theater writers 
Current organization and operation
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General meeting (as needed)
Meets Saturdays 5-6 pm SLT and other times by arrangement with Thinkerer
Cookie Town Center
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Thinkerer will be available in this period (and probably later) to meet with new writers and 
to confer with SWGs meeting at about the same time (see below).  
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Circus SWG (Organizer: Kayden Oconnell)
Meets Saturdays 5 pm SLT 
Cookie Town Center
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Status: has completed draft script for the opening episode. 
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Current Tasks:
Reformat draft script to meet ART working form (done)
Attend cold read at Art Plays Around Fri. Nov 2. 5 pm SLT
Develop collection of episode outlines in the form of issues and resolutions. 
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Sc-Fi SWG (Organizer: Catboy Qunhua) 
Meets Saturdays 5:45 pm SLT  (approximate-- after Circus meeting is finished)
Cookie Town Center
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Status: Orgnizing, Developing characters
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World: Trailer park in the 1950's in which things happen as in 1950's B movies. 
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Characters:  TBD

3 intelligent squirrels act as observers, provide commentary, transitions, and continuity. 

Think Mystery Science theater 3000
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mystery_Science_Theater_3000

Some trailer park people also provide continuity
Aliens as suggested by the movies    

Episodes based on issues suggested by the movies, probably not resolved as in the movies. 
Multi-part eposodes may be used to fit longer stories. Segments here would end in cliff-
hangers.
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Dilana Llewellyn SWG (New)
Dilana is now looking over the collection of worlds to pick one.  If you have a world you 
would like to pitch, try it on Dilana
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Meeting Time: TBD
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Status: Organizing, Developing world and characters
World: TBD
Characters TBD
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Comedy SWG (Doc Grun)
Doc Grun is heading up a specialized comedy writing SWG. This team will work over episode 
drafts to add more comedy elements or to sharpen existing comedy elements. 
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Meeting time: not established. May be as called
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Status: Current Tasks: 
Review and add comedy lines to the draft of Circus series episode 1 (copies distributed.)

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Ludo Merit SWG (Deferred, Ludo is busy)

Ludo Merit is starting a new script writing SWG.  This SWG Will start with a focus on 
schedule.  Ludo can fit a weekly meeting on a weekday afternoon (SL time).  That timing will 
fit to European times. Ludo has not picked a series world yet, so if the time period might fit 
you, maybe you want to suggest one to her.

World: TBD
Characters TBD
Meeting Time: TBD (Weekdays, SL afternoons) 
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