Learn the basic steps to writing a screenplay utilizing industry-standard best practices and get started writing your first draft. Students should have basic computer skills. The instructor Virginia Bailey is an independent film/video writer, producer, and director, and author of children's literature, including softcover, eBooks, and audiobooks. She teaches Introduction to Screenwriting, and Screenwriting II.
• What is a screenplay?
• The 3-Act screenplay story structure
• Learn about intention & obstacles
• Learn how to create 3-dimensional characters
• Learn how to dream up ideas
• Learn how to write dialogue
• Learn how to show and not tell
•Learn how to research and conduct interviews
• Learn how to craft a logline
• Learn how to pitch your script
• Screenwriting Software