Advanced Rewriting Workshop

SCRIPT X 412.4

Get a guided approach to rewriting your completed script as you assess your draft and identify areas to strengthen and celebrate.

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Live Online
Starting at $795.00
As few as 10 weeks
3.0

What you can learn.

  • Receive personal feedback and guidance on your script
  • Workshop peers’ scripts to learn how to identify areas to improve and clarify
  • Explore how to enhance pivotal script moments for maximum impact
  • Focus on character, scenework, dialogue, and other key craft elements

About this course:

This advanced rewriting workshop is for writers who want to take an already good script and make it great. Through the process of analyzing and rewriting your script, you develop a "rewriting strategy" with the goal of preparing your script for the marketplace and screenplay competitions. You must have a completed first draft of a screenplay.
Prerequisites
Submit the feature-length screenplay that you will rewrite in the course.

Admission to this course is by application only and the selection process is competitive. It is recommended that students take intermediate-level courses prior to submitting their work. When this course is open for enrollment, click "See Details" for application guidelines and quarterly application deadlines.

Summer 2024 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
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Thursday 6:00PM - 9:00PM PT
Enrollment Closed
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Instructor: Philip Eisner
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Fee:
$795.00
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Location: Remote Classroom
Notes

Enrollment limited to 12 students; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted. $100 non-refundable. Enrollment discounts limited to WP NOW members; no other discounts apply.

The extended application deadline is Thursday, June 20 at 9am PT. Applications submitted after this date are not guaranteed consideration.

Instructions for Submitting to Advanced-Level Courses:

Click on “Enroll” then follow the prompts to check out and create a new account, or enter your information as a returning student. Then, follow the remaining instructions below:

  1. At the “Contact Information” Page, be sure to scroll to the bottom of the page and initial both boxes under “Privacy Policies.” Continue Checkout.
  2. Click “Start” on the first Application page.
  3. On the 2nd Application page, click “Start” on the bottom left side of the page.

NOTE: despite being asked to enter payment information, YOU WILL NOT BE CHARGED for this course unless you choose to enroll if / when you receive a notice of acceptance for the course. In other words, it’s 100% free to apply. The full course fee will be due up front to register, prior to attending the course. Since enrollment is restricted there are no applicable discountable promos available for this course.

Selection notices will likely be distributed via email 1 to 2 weeks before the class is scheduled to start. In the meantime, you can also register for alternative open-enrollment course and transfer upon your acceptance.

This course is held via video teleconference. Instructors use Zoom to offer live class meetings at the designated class meeting time. Students must be present at the course meeting time 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 July 04, 2024
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
(Optional) ON DIRECTING FILM by MAMET, DAVID
(Optional) CUT TO THE CHASE: WRITING FEATURE FILMS WITH THE PROS AT UCLA EXTENSION WRITERS' PROGRAM by VENIS, LINDA
(Optional) ADVENTURES IN THE SCREEN TRADE by GOLDMAN, WILLIAM
Schedule
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Date
Time
Location
Online
Thu Jul 11, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Thu Jul 18, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Thu Jul 25, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Thu Aug 1, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Thu Aug 8, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Thu Aug 15, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Thu Aug 22, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Thu Aug 29, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Thu Sep 5, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Thu Sep 12, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom

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