Ultimate Character Creation

SCRIPT X 464.5E

Create dynamic, richly drawn characters audiences will love in this practical workshop for writers looking for an edge.

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Remote Instruction
Starting at $665.00
As few as 11 weeks
3.0

What you can learn.

  • Identify what makes characters compelling and unforgettable
  • Dive into writing unlikeable characters and villains, and strong supporting characters
  • Focus on key scenes that reveal deep character traits
  • Learn to craft backstory, psychology, and motivation into each character you write

About this course:

Having a great story is crucial, but the key to selling your screenplay is character. You must have great characters. In this class, you learn how to create dynamic, exciting characters that audiences will love and actors will be dying to play (the real secret to selling and getting your screenplay made!). In this course, you analyze great movie characters, focusing on key scenes that make us fall in love with a character; examine unlikable characters, villains, and supporting characters; and also dive into narrative function, character arc, backstory, psychology and motivation, personality, and body language. Step by step, you build your characters through the use of weekly assignments, including exercises, worksheets, and scene writing, giving you the ultimate toolbox for creating truly great characters every time.

Fall 2020 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
-
Tuesday
Location: Online
Instructor: Donald H. Hewitt
376905
Fee:
$665.00
48 days left. Enroll by Sep 29, 2020
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students.

This course uses remote instruction. As such, instructors use Zoom to offer live class meetings at the designated class meeting time. Students must be present at course meeting times as each student’s final grade may include scores for participation. Please inform your instructor if you will miss a class meeting. You are responsible for any class information you missed. We suggest you arrange with a fellow classmate to share their notes when feasible.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 13, 2020
Course Requirements
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Tue Sep 29, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Discussion
Tue Oct 6, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Discussion
Tue Oct 13, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Discussion
Tue Oct 20, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Discussion
Tue Oct 27, 2020
7:00PM PDT - 10:00PM PDT
Online
Discussion
Tue Nov 10, 2020
7:00PM PST - 10:00PM PST
Online
Discussion
Tue Nov 17, 2020
7:00PM PST - 10:00PM PST
Online
Discussion
Tue Nov 24, 2020
7:00PM PST - 10:00PM PST
Online
Discussion
Tue Dec 1, 2020
7:00PM PST - 10:00PM PST
Online
Discussion
Tue Dec 8, 2020
7:00PM PST - 10:00PM PST
Online

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

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