Watch What You Say: Crafting Effective Dialogue

Jason Mirch
Destructo Productions

"I have had the privilege of participating in two of Jason’s classes. His input week after week are some of the best notes I have received." - Deb Busby

"Jason provides a concise, no-nonsense approach to crafting your screenplay in a creative and supportive environment." - Mark Bedard

We have conversations every day, words reveal not only emotions and intentions but information as well. While normal dialogue in real life has tons of filler, the dialogue in a script needs to be carefully crafted and cultivated. Producer Jason Mirch is here to offer an immersive lecture all about dialogue! Jason will emphasize the importance of writing "dialogue with a purpose" and will focus on proper techniques for creating meaningful dialogue using conflict and subtext to advance your plot and reveal character.

This 90-Min. Webinar Will Cover:

  • Common dialogue mistakes and how to avoid them
  • How to use exposition as ammunition 
  • How to properly utilize subtext to disguise your characters' intentions
  • Tips on creating unique voices for each of your characters
About Your Host

Jason Mirch is a feature film and television producer and executive based in Los Angeles, California.

In 2015, he formed Destructo Productions, a feature film, television, branded, and digital content production company, which is actively developing a number of projects, including a feature film based on a New York Times best-selling memoir.

Prior to forming Destructo, Mirch was the head of feature and television development and production at Image Nation, a leading filmed entertainment company, which formed joint ventures with Participant Media, Warner Bros., Parkes+MacDonald, and Hyde Park Entertainment in feature and television production.

Prior to his work at Image Nation, Mirch was Co-Head of Development at Storyline Entertainment (CHICAGO, FOOTLOOSE, THE BUCKET LIST) where he was actively involved in the development and sale of television series and mini-series to CBS, NBC, Fox, ABC, and Lifetime. He was also actively involved in developing a slate of feature film projects for New Line, Paramount, Summit Ent., and CBS/Paramount.

What To Expect

Immediately after registering, you will receive an Order Confirmation that serves as the receipt for your registration. In the Order Summary section of this email, there will be a link reading "CLICK HERE FOR INSTRUCTIONS" that will take you to the page containing the Webinar recording. Under that link will be the Password you'll need to unlock the page and enjoy!


If you have any questions or any trouble accessing the recording, email our Director of Education Alexandra Davies at!

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