detailed analyses of successful scripts, you will discover how film
writers maximize the impact of your work using compelling characters
and scenes. The writing critiques in this workshop are tailored to
develop specific skills needed to succeed as a feature film writer.
You will also gain access to a wealth of creative writing prompts.
offers comprehensive tools and insights for writing the short film.
The fundamentals of writing the short film will be examined through
online lectures, written assignments and creative exercises, created
to both inspire and educate. Specific strategies on developing and
writing a successful short film script will include tools on making
every second of your short film count!
week-long intensive, you'll first watch and discuss (via discussion
boards) a three-part video lecture exploring 10 habits and techniques
that will keep your writing schedule consistent and productive. Then,
you'll use what you have learned to create a personalized writing
plan that you will submit for feedback. At the end of just one week
you will have a fail-proof strategy for the most productive writing
of your life!
Screenwriter's University show you, step-by-step, how to create an
electrifying treatment! We've made the anxiety-producing process of
treatment writing simple with our ground-breaking approach to the
form. By the end of this workshop, you will have a strong treatment
and a solid log line for your screenplay that has been vetted by an
three kinds of feelings when reading a script - yes, no, and WOW!
Your job as a screenwriter is to create that WOW! feeling on as many
pages as possible. When you write dialogue that is authentic,
sparkling, and well-crafted you individualize characters and
entertain the reader. This class will include dialogue rewriting
exercises and analysis of great dialogue.
Need to make
that good script great? We'll study more than a dozen elements you
can use in the rewriting process to move your script up a level and
then discuss what to do next in the development and submission
process. Not only will you come back to your screenwriting with fresh
insight, but you might find that you like writing plays too.