Do you have an excellent idea for a movie but don’t know how or where to start? If you answered yes, then this class is for you. We’ll explore industry standards and standouts as we examine screenplay, form, structure, and genre to help you hone your ideas. You’ll learn story structure and the elements required to write a script utilizing industry-standard best practices and get started writing your first draft. Scenes from your screenplay will be work-shopped in class, where you’ll get to hear them read aloud and receive feedback from classmates. By the end of the course, you’ll have a firm understanding of how to write a full feature. Students should have basic computer skills.
The Instructor, Virginia Bailey, is an independent film/video writer, producer, director, and author of hardcover and softcover books, eBooks, and audiobooks for children. She teaches Introduction to Screenwriting II and Introduction to Podcasting.
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