Next Draft, Best Draft: Advanced Screenwriting Workshop

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Take a finished screenplay draft to the next level in this workshop for advanced students seeking input to polish their project and send it out into the world.
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Classroom
Starting at $755.00
As few as 11 weeks
3.0 Credits

What you can learn.

  • Learn to analyze your draft to identify strengths and opportunities for improvement
  • Hone your premise and tighten your structure with input from other writers
  • Tweak dialogue, action, and characters for maximum impact
  • Receive personal feedback as you provide insight to other students on their drafts
  • Get tips on how to market your new draft

About this course:

Congratulations! You’ve blasted out the first draft of a screenplay. But now what? Because if you’re serious about it, if you want it to shine, if you want to show it to industry professionals and enter screenplay competitions, you need to rewrite it. This advanced workshop provides the guidance, tools and group forum that can help you rewrite your script to take it to the next level. You’ll learn to analyze your current draft, then hone your premise, tighten your structure, pump up your characters and fine-tune your action, dialogue and tone. Along the way, you’ll receive personal feedback on your script, while providing insight to other students on their work. You’ll also get tips and advice on how to market your new draft once you’re done.

Fall 2018 Schedule

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

Available
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Thursday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA
Instructor: Michael Weiss
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Fee:
$755.00
12 days left. Enroll by Oct 4, 2018
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Notes

No meeting Nov. 22.

Enrollment limited to 12 students. $100 nonrefundable until Sept 27; no refund thereafter.

THE APPLICATION DEADLINE FOR THIS COURSE HAS PASSED. TO BE CONSIDERED AS A STAND BY APPLICANT, EMAIL WRITERS@UCLAEXTENSION.EDU

Refund Deadline
No refunds after September 27, 2018
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
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Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Thu Oct 4, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1256
Discussion
Thu Oct 11, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1256
Discussion
Thu Oct 18, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1256
Discussion
Thu Oct 25, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1256
Discussion
Thu Nov 1, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1256
Discussion
Thu Nov 8, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1256
Discussion
Thu Nov 15, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1256
Discussion
Thu Nov 22, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1256
Discussion
Thu Nov 29, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1256
Discussion
Thu Dec 6, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1256
Discussion
Thu Dec 13, 2018
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1256

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