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How To Write A Christmas Movie
November 28 - 29, 2023
8 p.m. to 10 p.m. Eastern (5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Pacific)

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What would the holidays be without a happily-ever-after romance? From Hallmark to Lifetime to Netflix—and even holiday books!— this genre is wildly popular, with plenty of opportunity for aspiring and established writers.

This is one of our most beloved Story Summit classes, and we've refashioned it with an all-star faculty lineup and opportunities for you to brainstorm your own holiday movie ideas!

How do you plot a classic holiday romance? What do holiday movie producers look for in a script? What kinds of tension are expected between characters, how can you introduce unique twists, and how do you come up with a memorable meet-cute?

This two-evening course is for screenwriters and fans alike— for anyone who wants a behind-the-scenes look at the making (and marketing) of holiday joy. And it's all new this year!

Important Note: This program has already started. If you register now you will receive a link to the recordings portal for the previous date.

Our Esteemed Christmas Faculty

From magic to mistletoe, our faculty members know holiday storytelling inside and out.

The course will overflow with writing tips, inside secrets, and specific instructions to help you write YOUR holiday movie.

Producer of more than 75 Christmas movies, including A Castle for Christmas

Writer of the classic rom-com, Sleepless in Seattle

Writer of The Christmas Card, which started the holiday movie craze, and 17 other Christmas movies