Screenwriting For Profit

Screenwriting For Profit

Course Description

Course Price is: $

Course Details

This course consists of 16 sessions of 3 hours each. Sessions will cover the following subjects:

  • It Starts with a Story
  • Concept Development
  • Films that Sell: Making the Concept Relevant to Audiences
  • Characters and Character Development
  • Narrative Structure
  • Nuts and Bolts: Formatting your Screenplay
  • Theme and Tonality
  • Scene Writing
  • Dialogue and Subtext
  • Visual Storytelling and the Language of Film
  • Engaging the Film Industry: Bollywood, Hollywood and Independent Film Makers
  • Marketing your Screenplay
  • Finding and Working with an Agent
  • Common Pitfalls to Avoid

This course will be taught through a project: writing your own feature-length screenplay. Aided by mini-lectures, deconstructing clips from films, and class discussions, you will learn to apply the principles of screenplay writing to your own work. You will benefit from the guidance of your instructor and from the encouragement and feedback of your fellow learners.

Note: This course is designed for serious learners who would like to write and sell a screenplay. Prior to acceptance, you must demonstrate creative thinking and the ability to write clearly in English. Your readiness for the course will be assessed through your writing samples.
film, movie, cinema

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