Workshops

Workshops are events that are offered in the course of a half or full day, or an evening. They may be for the whole family, or they may be for specific ages, or just for parents.

Screenwriting Workshop

Screenplays are the starting point for every film. In this workshop, students will learn the fundamentals of screenwriting, from brainstorming an initial idea to finished short film. The workshop will cover log lines (a 1-2 sentence summary of your script that hooks your reader and describes the story’s central conflict), character development, the three-act plot structure, formatting a screenplay, writing for the visual nature of film, and revising through table reads and feedback.

Students will be given a weekly writing assignment. There will not be tutorials, but there will be time after the workshop in which you can ask one-on-one questions.

About the tutor: Your tutor, Meaghen Gonzalez, is a graduate of the Act One Hollywood Writing Program and Act One TV Track, has completed pilot and spec screenwriting classes at The Second City Hollywood, continues her education through private screenwriting classes and writers’ groups, and has written for Family Theater’s Catholic Central, Trinity Broadcasting Network’s The Yippee Show, and currently writes for The Daily Devo Show. She has been on set for several productions as well as co-written and co-produced three short films.

Cost: $350
Age: 13+
Duration: 8 week summer workshop - Tuesdays, 10:30 - 12 PM (running once per week from June 29 - August 17)
Prerequisite: See application process below

Application Process:

  • If you have taken any WISDOM High School Writing course, or received a personal invitation from Mrs. Gonzalez, simply submit your registration.
  • If you have not taken any WISDOM High School Writing course or received an invitation, please submit your registration and send one or two samples of your creative writing to Mrs. Gonzalez at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Choose writing samples you are proud of or particularly enjoyed writing; samples should demonstrate a strong grasp of storytelling and general writing skills.

Tutor: Meaghen Gonzalez

Event Date Tuesday, 29 Jun, 2021
Event End Date Tuesday, 17 Aug, 2021
Registration Start Date Friday, 18 Jun, 2021
Spots available 9
Cut off date Saturday, 03 Jul, 2021
Price $350.00

Registration has closed.

Creative Writing Workshop

The workshop runs as a “writer’s group,” where you will share your work with each other and receive feedback from your tutor and your fellow writers, and be able to pitch ideas to each other and brainstorm solutions to problems. You can continue a writing project, work on a second draft, or work on a new short story or novel from brainstorming your idea to finished product.

The writing homework each week will be individually assigned. There will not be tutorials, but there will be time after the workshop in which you can ask one-on-one questions.

Cost: $350
Age: 13+
Duration: 8 week summer workshop - Wednesdays, 10:30 - 12 PM (running once per week from June 30 - August 18)
Prerequisite: See application process below

Application Process:

  • If you have taken the WISDOM Creative Writing course, or received a personal invitation from Mrs. Gonzalez, simply submit your registration.
  • If you have not taken the WISDOM Creative Writing course or received an invitation, please submit your registration and send one or two samples of your creative writing to Mrs. Gonzalez at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Choose writing samples you are proud of or particularly enjoyed writing; samples should demonstrate a strong grasp of storytelling and general writing skills.

Tutor: Meaghen Gonzalez

Event Date Wednesday, 30 Jun, 2021
Event End Date Wednesday, 18 Aug, 2021
Registration Start Date Friday, 18 Jun, 2021
Spots available 2
Cut off date Saturday, 03 Jul, 2021
Price $350.00

Registration has closed.

ML Parent Course - Screen Impact
Finding Balance

Parents, join us for this workshop on the impact of screens. At your discretion, due to sensitive content, you may invite children aged 16+ to participate with you.

Workshop runs from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm on Thursday, September 23. Optional Part 2 on September 30.

There is no prerequisite for this workshop.

Event Date Thursday, 23 Sep, 2021
Event End Date Thursday, 30 Sep, 2021
Spots available 12
Cut off date Wednesday, 22 Sep, 2021
Price $60 per couple or individual