Eric Garcia and Leo Chu Host Screenwriting Workshop at UH West Oahu


Léo Chu and Eric Garcia

Nickelodeon’s Creators, Executive Producers and Showrunners Supah Ninjas and former executive producers and showrunners of the animated series Afro Samurai, Eric Garcia and Leo Chu, will host a free screenplay writing workshop and share information on character creation, story structure and dialogue at the University of Hawaii-Where is Oahu Friday March 11 from 12:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at EUH Where is Oahu Laboratory building, E140. The team will also offer advice on presenting stories to Hollywood executives.

The presentation is free and open to students, teachers and the public.

The workshop is presented by the University of Hawaii Academy for Creative Media System and the University of Hawaii-Where is Oahu. for more information, contact EUH Where is Oahu Creative Media Coordinator Sharla Hanaoka or Academy for Creative Media System Director Chris lee.

Learn more about Eric Garcia and Léo Chu

Garcia and Chu also created a hit video game Namco and a series of Tor graphic novels as well as the writing and executive production of the sequel. Afro Samurai: Resurrection, which made history by becoming the first cartoon to win a Primetime Emmy Award. They developed pilots for NBC, FOX 21, MTV, Dreamworks, Spike and AwesomenessTV; and writes films for Sony, Warner Bros. and Disney.

Find out more about the Creative Media Master Class

This Creative Media Master Class writing workshop is sponsored by the University of Hawaii Academy for Creative Media System and EUH Where is Oahuconcentration of creative media.

The masters series aims to increase students’ understanding of the art and business of content creation.

—By Julie Funasaki Yuen

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