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  • Online: Zoom

WDtS Online: Introduction to Screenwriting (Bilingual)

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Class Description

This class is free and you do not need to pay or apply for a scholarship. Instead, to join this class fill out This Form. DO NOT use any of the other buttons or links to apply to this class.

Do you have an idea for a feature length screenplay, but you aren't sure how to begin? This class is a great place to start! In this introductory workshop, we will start with idea generation and then move to structure, format, and a discussion of software and online resources to begin your script. From there, we will study scenes, feature length plot structure, and will eventually write the first 10 pages of your feature length script! This class is meant to be for beginners, but writers of all levels of experience are welcome!

Introducción a la escritura de guiones

Bilingüe

6 jueves de 2:30pm-4:30pm EST empezando el 2 de marzo hasta el 5 de abril

¿Tienes una idea para un guión de largometraje sin saber cómo empezar? ¡Esta clase es el perfecto punto de partida! En este taller introductorio, primero generaremos una lista de ideas y luego nos centraremos en la estructura y el formato de los guiones, además de examinar los software y otros recursos virtuales para comenzar a escribir. De allí, estudiaremos las escenas y la estructura de la trama cinemática; culminaremos escribiendo las primeras 10 páginas de su guión. Aunque esta clase esté destinada para principiantes, escritores de cualquier nivel están invitados a participar.

Who Should Register?

Write Down the Street has a special focus on making the creative writing workshop more accessible to those who face challenges due to cost, language skills, lack of access to transportation, and other barriers. We believe that all voices must be spotlighted with the range and fullness they deserve.

These programs are offered tuition-free thanks to the support of generous donors who are committed to our mission of ensuring all voices are heard.

About GrubStreet Remote Classes

All you’ll need is a laptop or a phone! You’ll receive an email from your instructor on the day your class is scheduled 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:

Scholarships Format/Location

Thanks to the excellent literary citizenship of our donors, scholarships are available for all GrubStreet classes. To apply, click the gray "APPLY FOR SCHOLARSHIP" button. In order to be considered for a scholarship, you must complete your application at least one week before the start date of a class. Please await our scholarship committee's decision before registering for the class. We cannot hold spots in classes, so the sooner you apply, the better. Scholarships cannot be applied retroactively.

For more detailed information about GrubStreet scholarships, including how to contribute to scholarship funds for other students, click here.

This class will take place using Zoom videoconferencing. 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!

Zoom Participation:

Students are not required to turn their camera on, but are encouraged to participate any way they feel comfortable through functions such as the live chat, emoji reactions, and unmuting the microphone. Learn more about using Zoom here.

Zoom Accessibility:

We ask that instructors enable closed captioning and send a transcript of the session after class. You can also enable closed captioning at any time during the meeting. If your instructor forgets to send the transcript, just send ’em an email!