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.
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.