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Screenwriting for Beginners (Online)

  • 07 Sep 2019
  • 19 Oct 2019
  • 6 sessions
  • 07 Sep 2019, 10:00 AM 1:00 PM
  • 14 Sep 2019, 10:00 AM 1:00 PM
  • 21 Sep 2019, 10:00 AM 1:00 PM
  • 28 Sep 2019, 10:00 AM 1:00 PM
  • 12 Oct 2019, 10:00 AM 1:00 PM
  • 19 Oct 2019, 10:00 AM 1:00 PM
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Screenwriting for Beginners

Instructor: Resident Playwright Mary Ruth Clarke—Original Screenwriter of Meet the Parents

Have a story idea for a great Hollywood movie? Or a script you’ve begun to write? Or a play you want to adapt into a motion picture?

This six-week class teaches the realities of how Hollywood evaluates screenplays. It’s not a marketing class, but a deep dive into bringing ideas to life for the Hollywood mindset. It will help you unearth that great hook that will cause a producer to shout, “That’s a movie!”

The class emphasizes visual storytelling and the ever-important logline. We will analyze and map out the classic story structure of a screenplay that went on to be made into an Oscar-winning movie.

There will be ample time allotted to discuss participants’ ideas, stories, structures, and scenes. This class is applicable to any movie genre.

Sessions/Weekday 6 Saturdays
Start/End Date Sep 07 - Oct 19 (6 sessions) 
Time Slot 10:00am - 1:00pm
Notes There will not be class on Oct 5.


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