Screenwriting 201: Online
Story and Plot
Screenwriting Classes in Texas, Los Angeles and Online
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Screenwriting 201 is less academic and more hands-on in its approach. With 101 focusing on concepts and big picture ideas of cinematic storytelling, 201 is about the the actual words on the page. It is a more writing intensive 7 weeks than 101.

Much of the class will involve the writing of sequences, story beats and scene work. Students will learn how to break down and rewrite a scene and sequence, control their own pacing and write in a way that allows the reader to "see" and emotionally respond to the film rather than just “read” it.

With students writing scenes or finalizing their outlines, weekly lectures are designed to apply directly to the projects in the class. Students will study screenplays rather than movies and these scripts will be chosen specifically to address challenges a student is facing from their own project. Because of this, each 201 session is different and taking the class multiple times is recommended and can pay huge dividends.

The class will put the student on a path to finish a solid first draft of their screenplay either during or shortly after the session closes.

Aug 29th, 7-930pm PST
Sept 5th, 7-930pm PST
Sept 12th, 7-930pm PST
Sept 19th, 7-930pm PST
Sept 26th, 7-930pm PST
Oct 3rd, 7-930pm PST
Oct 10h, 7-930pm PST

Screenwriting 101