Creating Powerful Scenes and Sequences for the Movies

FILM TV X 430.24I

Upgrade your script with scenes that hang together in compelling sequences using the most powerful techniques at a screenwriter's' disposal.

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Classroom
Starting at $985.00
As few as 4 days
3.0 Credits

What you can learn.

  • Analyze successful scenes and sequences to identify effective techniques
  • Complete writing exercises that enhance your scene-writing skills
  • Identify emotional context, narrative intensity, and pacing and escalation
  • Read and respond to work of other writers in class

About this course:

The secret to success as a screenwriter is being able to write powerfully constructed scenes populated by original characters that compel a reader to want to keep reading. This intensive workshop analyzes highly successful scenes and sequences as well as provides structured writing assignments and review of your work in order to provide the tools necessary to conceive, write, and edit professional-caliber scenes and sequences. By working on emotional context, narrative intensity, organic escalations and high-impact pacing, you are able to create memorable scenes essential for any successful screenplay. Participants also learn how to properly assemble scenes together to form sequences, the essential building blocks of narrative structure. Throughout the course, you receive feedback on the dynamics of your own scenes and sequences.

Winter 2019 Schedule

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Available
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Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday
Instructor: Corey Mandell
364472
Fee:
$985.00
78 days left. Enroll by Feb 6, 2019
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Notes
Enrollment limited to 15 students. Visitors not permitted. $150 nonrefundable.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 8, 2019
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Thu Feb 7, 2019
9:00AM - 6:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 416
Discussion
Fri Feb 8, 2019
10:00AM - 6:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 416
Discussion
Sat Feb 9, 2019
10:00AM - 6:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 416
Discussion
Sun Feb 10, 2019
10:00AM - 6:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 416

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