Screenwriting: Writing the 10-minute Short's Full Profile
Short films are the ultimate calling card in the movie industry, and can be your ticket to an agent, a contract, and even (yes!) an Oscar. In this class, you will learn how to write the screenplay for a ten minute short film, which you can then use as a writing sample or to pursue production. This class is for anyone wishing to learn the basics of screenwriting in a supportive space. Drawing from my own professional screenwriting experience, I'll teach you how to pitch, outline, write and workshop a 10-minute short film. This class covers: The basics of storytelling: three-act structure and the clockwork of compelling stories Elements of Style for screenwriting: how to format it on the page The anatomy of a good short film How to write a treatment, or synopsis, of your idea Developing character: making it seem real How to effectively process feedback without feeling dejected Seeking production and professional advancement How it will be taught The course will be taught as a series of pre-recorded lecture videos that introduce the concepts and how-tos of storytelling and screenwriting. Students are able to seek feedback from one another by uploading their work to the Project Gallery. Students will also have access to a Q&A forum where they can find answers to their questions, should they get stuck. Hope you enjoy!
Days of the Week:
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, Sunday
- Size: One-on-One
- Instructor: Sarah Zucker
- Cost: $8 - $20 Per Month
- Institution: Skillshare
- Topics: Writing
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