Storytelling Through Film: Screenplay Structure - Remote!
In Storytelling Through Film, students will learn to tell a complete, engaging, and compelling story in one of the most creative, dynamic, and fun ways possible: through film.
All good films depend upon well-structured screenplays, but figuring out how to organize these ever-evolving elements in a strong, coherent fashion is one of the most daunting challenges that we face as screenwriters. In this session, we will explore the Three-Act Structure, the Story Circle, the Four Act + Teaser (as used in many one-hour episodics) and discuss industry considerations to more effectively orchestrate the events in your story for maximum payoff.
This class will be hosted using live Zoom meetings! You will be able to participate in class via Zoom videoconference from wherever you’re most comfortable. All you’ll need is a laptop or a phone! About 15 minutes before your class is scheduled to begin, you'll receive an email from your instructor with a link to join the class meeting via Zoom–no need to download anything or sign up for Zoom in advance! If you have questions about remote learning, please feel free to reach out to [email protected] for more information.
For a glimpse at how remote learning works, look no further than the deep Zoom discussion of writing and literature below:
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- In-Class Writing Prompts
- Class Discussion
- The Novel
- Short Fiction