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     Welcome to Inkspot Workshops
 


NEW SUMMER WORKSHOPS

 

Mock Writers Room Workshop

Sunday, June 2 ||  1pm - 4pm via Zoom

 

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     Welcome to Inkspot Workshops
 


NEW SUMMER WORKSHOPS

 

Mock Writers Room Workshop

Sunday, June 2 ||  1pm - 4pm via Zoom


JULY Accountability Group

TUESDAYS July 10, 17, 24, 31

6pm - 8pm PST  on Zoom 

 

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 for updates on new workshops

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Lorien McKenna is an Emmy-nominated and NAACP Image Award-winning writer. 

As a Story Manager at Pixar Animation Studios, Lorien worked on UP, BRAVE, INSIDE OUT, and THE GOOD DINOSAUR. She was the Development Producer on several animated features at Paramount Animation and was the Co-Executive Producer for CURIOUS GEORGE for the TV series and animated feature films. 

Most recently, she was the Showrunner for the Emmy-winning YouTube/Kids at Play preschool show TAB TIME. She’s written and developed for NBC, Hulu, Comedy Central, and Netflix. She adapted and will make her feature directorial debut with HOW TO SET A FIRE AND WHY, based on the novel by Jesse Ball. She has written two Red Raion projects and is in development on a third. She is currently in development on an animated project with Rideback and Titan1A producing based on the Zomben Comic books. 
 
Lorien is a Script Editor for Screen Australia (HOW TO PLEASE A WOMAN), Screen Queensland, and Screen Ireland. She is a mentor for the Cinestory Foundation and the Nostos Screenwriting Retreats. She received a BA in English Literature & Performing Arts and an MFA in Playwriting from St. Mary’s College of California where she taught as an Adjunct Professor in the English and Theater Departments. 

She is the co-host of the popular podcast THE SCREENWRITING LIFE, along with screenwriter Meg LeFauve. 

As a creator, Lorien excels at touching the depths of the human experience and the human heart and infusing her characters with that authenticity all the while world-building stories in entertaining ways be it in animation or live action. 

Her favorite writing snacks are dill pickle chips and black licorice.

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