Creating Powerful Scenes for Movies and Long-Form TV Series: Intermediate Workshop

FILM TV X 445.1

The writing of powerfully constructed scenes featuring compelling characters is the key to any screenplay or dramatic teleplay's success. This intensive workshop gets you writing and rewriting your own scenes, and arms…

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What you can learn.

  • Write and rewrite scenes for maximum impact in your story
  • Study and dissect effective scenes from film and television
  • Employ conflict, subtext, imagery, and other essential scene elements
  • Give and receive feedback on drafts in progress

About this course:

The writing of powerfully constructed scenes featuring compelling characters is the key to any screenplay or dramatic teleplay's success. This intensive workshop gets you writing and rewriting your own scenes, and arms you with a specific skill set that enables you to improve and elevate your work. Drawing on great scenes and sequences from memorable movies and cable shows throughout the course, you learn to identify the essential building blocks for the creation of dynamic scenes; work with conflict, subtext, characterization, dialogue, and imagery, get feedback that will up your game; and make significant headway in creating an eminently marketable screenplay or pilot.
Suggested Prerequisites

It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for Creating Powerful Scenes for Movies and Long-Form TV Series: Intermediate Workshop.

X 440A Writing the First Screenplay I, X 440B Writing the First Screenplay II, X 440C Writing the First Screenplay III, and X 440D Writing the First Screenplay IV, or equivalent, or consent of instructor.

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