Screen & Playwriting

Screen & Playwriting

  • 50 ONLINE STUDY HOURS
  • INCLUDES VIDEO CONTENT
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$ 299

A great screenwriter or playwright is an individual who:

  • Knows how to tell a good story
  • Gets inspired by the world around him/her
  • Has a creative and unique mind
  • Has an eye and an ear for human behaviour, and human motivation
  • Is in touch with his or her own feelings and emotions

COURSE MODULES

Module 1: INSPIRING YOURSELF
  • Where to get inspired
  • How to spark your ideas
  • Proper brainstorming techniques
  • How to vet your ideas
Module 2: STARTING TO WRITE
  • Logline
  • Thematic Question
  • Creating characters
  • Tone
  • Scene construction
  • Treatment
Module 3: HOW TO WRITE A SCREENPLAY
  • Understanding three-act structure
  • Beat sheet
  • “Scriptment”
  • Scene and action description
  • Dialogue
  • Approaches to writing a script
Module 4: WRITING FOR THE STAGE
  • Play structures
  • Action description
  • Direction description elements
  • Stage limitations and advantages
Module 5: CREATING CHARACTERS
  • Back-story
  • Character goal
  • Character tension
  • Finding your character’s voice
  • Dialogue
Module 6: STORY DEVELOPMENT
  • Developing themes
  • Realistic and exciting conflicts
  • Outlining vs. writing as you go
  • Powerful climaxes
  • Resolutions or non-resolutions
Module 7: FIND YOUR VOICE
  • Know your audience
  • Know your purpose
  • Choosing a point of view
  • What is your style?
Module 8: DEVELOPING YOUR SETTING
  • Where?
  • When?
  • Using the setting to express depth
  • Story, characters, and themes for setting
Module 9: UNIQUE STRUCTURES
  • Non-linear narratives
  • Unreliable narrators
  • Distinctive points of view
  • Writing for a social or geographical dialect
Module 10: TRICKS TO AVOID WRITER'S BLOCK
  • Free-writing
  • Removing yourself
  • Reading
  • Change your scenery

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