∑ An INTRODUCTION to screenwriting. Why become
a writer and what level of
∑ commitment is needed to succeed.
to build your own personal voice. What fascinates you, your
you can use, discover the unique story that is already
History of Dramaturgy
∑ We discuss the essence of story and its function in society, from
∑ to the modern 90-minute movie we know today.
decide the success of your movie; we will help you identify the audience
∑ you want to write for
and ensure you communicate to them as clearly as possible.
Unique High Concept
make sure your movie has a hook, or catchy premise, that will
written on the billboard
to draw audiences into the cinema.
is what your film is really about, the message that the audience takes
∑ and why they urge their friends to go and see it.
which positions your film in the market,
the major genres and reveal which are most successful for first time
∑ Plot Structure
essential tool for communicating story, we explain the major events
∑ story forward and propelling the audience to the climax.
∑ Hierarchy of Characters
to clearly identify your hero and your villain, and discover the other
that enrich screen stories.
∑ Segments and
how eight short films make a feature, each with a beginning, middle
∑ and a hook to pull the audience through to the next stage.
∑ Sensational Scenes
∑ The events that
make up the meat of your film. We show you how to make scenes
∑ dramatic so that the
events have a causal relationship and build in tension.
∑ Writing Outlines and Treatments
∑ To sell your movie, you'll need some form of summation of your story
- essential for
∑ submission to producers
and funding bodies, also the best way to clarify your ideas
∑ before committing precious
time and energy to a full script.
Style and Format
∑ How to recreate
the movie experience on the page and the correct presentation of your
∑ script. This is essential for attracting interest from
a film company who will want to
∑ read your script before getting involved any further.
Film companies will not even
∑ look at your script if it is formatted incorrectly -
don't let all your hard work go to waste.
∑ Devastating Dialogue
spoke in films as we speak in real life, we would be asleep in minutes.
∑ We will teach you handy techniques for writing dialogue
that leaps off the page.
is crucial to be able to present your story in a concise and dramatic
you for professional meetings and enables you to practice your idea
∑ Now you have a finished script
you are ready to go out and sell it. Discover how
∑ to get funding, go to festivals,
build relationships with producers, and copyright
∑ your script in the UK and the
Saturday 7 - Sunday 8 Oct 2017
Fee:VVV £165 (Attendance
by reservation only)
Maximum number of places: 25
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