Garth Twa

Garth Twa

Instructor Bio:

MFA, PhD, award-winning writer/director, WGA member whose credits include Good Witch for Hallmark, The Wright Verdicts for Dick Wolf, and the indie films Birds Die (Best Comedy, Fargo Film Festival), Pieces of Dolores, and Exterior Day. Currently he is in development with a feature and a series pilot.

Instructor Statement:

I’ve been lucky to collaborate with students from Watts to Florida to outer-borough London, helping them to hone their voices and giving them tools to put their passion on the page. I’ve worked with new writers to create Othello in a Housing Project, a Western filmed in the wet pastures of southern England, and everything in between.

It’s a creative industry: both parts of the phrase are equally important. The creative part is the stories you need to tell, the characters that will hopefully become part of people’s lives. But it’s about more than just finding your voice; it’s about learning how to use it. It is, after all, an industry, and that’s where we’ll do the work: get the mechanics down so you can build a vessel for your passion. It’s about learning the possibilities of the craft, not the limitations. We’ll show you the map – the journey is yours.  

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