Get Your Story Straight

SCRIPT X 401

Craft and tinker with your story from a high-level point of view in this workshop teaching you the basics of screen story for beginners.

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Remote Instruction
Starting at $305.00
As few as 4 weeks
1.0

What you can learn.

  • Understand what a logline is and how it can capture the essence of your story
  • Learn script structure and break your story into acts
  • Get insight into the relationship between plot and protagonist to craft a powerful story
  • Develop a beat sheet that covers the major story points you want to hit

About this course:

In this short introductory workshop designed for beginners, you learn the key building blocks for a writing a structurally solid screenplay. You begin by refining your story idea by studying and workshopping the elements that make for a successful logline. You then expand upon that and learn how to structure your story into three compelling acts. Special attention is paid to developing a protagonist character your audience will really care about and how that ties into the plotting of your story using the major plot points. By the end of the course you have a refined logline, character bio, and basic beat sheet that covers the major beats of your story from beginning, middle, and end.

Spring 2021 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Available
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Saturday 10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Diane Drake
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Fee:
$305.00
55 days left. Enroll by May 1, 2021
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Notes
Enrollment limited to 15 students.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after May 15, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Book: GET YOUR STORY STRAIGHT by Diane Drake
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Sat May 1, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
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Sat May 8, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
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Sat May 15, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
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Sat May 22, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online

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Speak to a program representative. Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.

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