Thought-Provoking Horror Narratives for Television and Film

SCRIPT X 465.3E

Take a deep dive into the global approach to horror narratives in this generative workshop for screenwriters.

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Live Online
Starting at $720.00
As few as 10 weeks
3.0

What you can learn.

  • Encounter diverse global perspectives on what constitutes horror
  • Participate in workshops to refine ideas and writing drafts
  • Dissect TV series and films to learn how they capitalize on terrifying moments
  • Learn to develop socially-conscious horror narratives that will captive audiences around the world

About this course:

This comprehensive 10-week course offers aspiring screenwriters a deep dive into the world of crafting powerful, thought-provoking horror stories that resonate across cultures. Drawing from diverse global influences, including Latin American, European, South Korean, and Japanese horror, participants will explore various sub-genres, such as social horror and war horror, focusing on addressing contemporary societal issues. Through engaging workshops, expert-led discussions, and hands-on writing exercises, students will dissect iconic TV series and films, examining the successful integration of horror and social commentary while honing their distinctive storytelling voices. The course covers various essential screenwriting topics, from the history of horror cinema and diverse horror genres to screenwriting fundamentals like character development, plot structure, dialogue crafting, and visual storytelling. Additionally, students will learn about polishing their screenplays, obtaining and incorporating feedback, and submitting their work for consideration. Participating in lectures and workshops, analyzing seminal horror TV series and movies, composing original screenplays, and receiving invaluable feedback from industry professionals will give participants the skills and knowledge needed to create compelling, socially-conscious horror narratives that captivate audiences around the world.

Summer 2024 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
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Saturday 10:00AM - 1:00PM PT
Canceled
See Details
Instructor: Guillermo Escalona
397923
Fee:
$720.00
Live Onlineformat icon
Location: Remote Classroom
Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted. Internet access required.

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 27, 2024
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Online
Sat Jul 13, 2024
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Sat Jul 20, 2024
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Sat Jul 27, 2024
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Sat Aug 3, 2024
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Sat Aug 10, 2024
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Sat Aug 17, 2024
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Sat Aug 24, 2024
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Sat Aug 31, 2024
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Sat Sep 7, 2024
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Sat Sep 14, 2024
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom

Fall 2024 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
-
Saturday 10:00AM - 1:00PM PT
Future Offering (Opens July 29, 2024 12:00:00 AM)
See Details
Instructor: Guillermo Escalona
399761
Fee:
$720.00
Live Onlineformat icon
Location: Remote Classroom
Notes

No meeting November 30.

Enrollment limited to 15 students; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted. Internet access required.

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 October 19, 2024
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Online
Sat Oct 5, 2024
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Remote Learning
Online
Sat Oct 12, 2024
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Remote Learning
Online
Sat Oct 19, 2024
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Remote Learning
Online
Sat Oct 26, 2024
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Remote Learning
Online
Sat Nov 2, 2024
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Remote Learning
Online
Sat Nov 9, 2024
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Remote Learning
Online
Sat Nov 16, 2024
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Remote Learning
Online
Sat Nov 23, 2024
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Remote Learning
Online
Sat Dec 7, 2024
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Remote Learning
Online
Sat Dec 14, 2024
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Remote Learning

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