Writing a Low Budget Feature

SCRIPT X 415.8

Learn to write to the budget while maximizing your creativity in this course that helps writers learn adaptability and innovation.

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Remote Instruction
Starting at $665.00
As few as 10 weeks
3.0

What you can learn.

  • Learn how writers can adapt to smaller budgets by writing right-sized scripts
  • Understand the best practices of low budget writing that doesn’t sacrifice story
  • Watch and discuss low budget films by established writers to identify best practices
  • Give and receive feedback on works in progress

About this course:

The film market is changing faster every day. Audiences have become hungrier for a wider variety of stories and voices. As economic trends in the film industry shift and change, savvy writers can prepare for a variety of production sizes. This is a perfect time to develop a lower budget film. There are some tricks and techniques to master when writing a low budget feature film. Budgetary restrictions can often lead to greater creativity. In this course, students learn how to write a screenplay for a low budget. This workshop focuses on the best practices of writing a lower budget film that is still exciting, surprising, and innovative. The course also explores low budget and indie films that launched careers, as well as different ways of getting that script from paper to screen.

Winter 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.

Future Offering (Opens November 02, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
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Saturday 10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Julia Camara
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Fee:
$665.00
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Notes
Enrollment limited to 15 students.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 23, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
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Discussion
Sat Jan 9, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
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Sat Jan 16, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat Jan 23, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat Jan 30, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat Feb 6, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat Feb 13, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat Feb 20, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat Feb 27, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat Mar 6, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat Mar 13, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online

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