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The Art of Storytelling with Mark Sevi

June 30 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Art of Storytelling

With the current 24-hour news cycle, it’s imperative for communications professionals to tell engaging stories that instantly catch the attention of reporters and the general public. Mark Sevi, a professional writer and founder of the Orange County Screenwriters Association, has developed and refined strategies used in film that can help guarantee a captive audience.

Whether you’re pitching a news release for a client or re-branding your company, Mark will share proven narrative techniques for creating the type of story that will soar above the noise in any situation.

About Mark Sevi:
Mark Sevi is a professional screenwriter, screenwriting teacher, podcaster, and the founder of the Orange County Screenwriters Association in SoCal which is a not-for-profit organization dedicated to high school and college outreach, and to bringing resources to all filmmakers. Mark has sold 34 scripts with 22 made into feature films including “Devil’s Knot” the true story of the West Memphis Three staring Academy Award-winners Reese Witherspoon and Colin Firth.

Mark has taught screenwriting for over 25 years through Learning Tree, Irvine Valley College, and Orange Coast College. He lectures on storytelling and scriptwriting at local and national writers groups, and college classrooms.  He also writes articles for Salon, Fangoria, Writers Digest, Now Write Books, Creative Screenwriting Magazine, and soon-to-be Final Draft.  His book on scriptwriting, Stupid Simple Screenwriting, is slated for a 2021 release.

Tuesday, June 30
12:00 – 1:00 p.m. PT

OCPRSA Member – $10 | Non Member – $20 | Student – $5

Zoom Event:
Registration is required. Upon confirmation of your payment, you will receive the formal meeting invitation with the Zoom link and dial-in information. If you don’t see this important email, first check your junk mail folder then contact Note the deadline to register is 10 a.m. the morning of the event.


This event is sponsored by Greg Cocroft of Precision Services Group, a communications support company that helps large enterprises and franchises quickly and cost-effectively produce, manage and distribute all of their marketing and corporate communication materials. Inquiries can be directed to Greg at 714-390-3222 or

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June 30
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