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Pre-Script Pro-Strategy Screenwriting Seminar

The most comprehensive screenwriting course you'll find. Learn the process from concept to first draft and beyond
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 5h 33m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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This is the foundational seminar for your screenwriting career.
Or if you’ve ever wanted to tell stories that inspire an audience, this is your way.
Abraham Lincoln said, “If I had eight hours to cut down a tree, I’d spend six hours sharpening my axe.” Well, when it comes to screenwriting, most people unfortunately spend 6 months to a year scratching away, then half-heartedly sharpening dialog while never considering how good their tools are. Then one day they realize that after all that hacking they still haven’t cut down that tree and give up.
That won’t be you. Pre-Pro is here for you.
•Reduce the time needed to create a MARKETABLE Script •Prevent the “theft of time” caused by developing unsellable stories •Break free of FALSE concepts about the way screenplays are written •To create a repeatable, professional approach to the business of entertainment The following 5+ hours of video with accompanying text, and files are meant to shave YEARS off your screenwriting journey. Take it seriously. Work through the concepts involved. Apply them vigorously and you’ll meet with a success unexpected in common hours.
Ready to begin?

You will learn

✓ Define a wealth of story values that are most meaningful to you – the engine of your creativity
✓ Develop your favorite concept into a marketable framework
✓ Build your story through proven story structure for best impact
✓ Establish dynamic characters to move your story forward
✓ Layout your story quickly to find its flaws before commiting to a full 90 page script
✓ Set your script apart by elevating concept, plot and theme


• Before the course, you should have watched several movies, enough to know what your favorites are

This course is for

• You should take this course if you’ve ever wanted to develop a screenplay or novel but didn’t know where to start, or got intimidated by the blank page. The blank page!
• You should take this course if you’ve ever tried before, even written a script and got nowhere with it.
• You shouldn’t take the course if you’re not prepared to do the work
• But if you’re determined to make quality entertainment, this course will take years off your development from amateur to professional
Screenwriter/Story Analyst
  Bren is a screenwriter and story analyst with a degree in Communications, a Masters in Education, and has studied screenwriting for over a dozen years.He has written scripts in various genres, provided coverage for production companies and script analysis for nearly 100 screenwriters from around the world, and mentored several towards the completion of their screenplays. 
  His website, bren[dot]us, provides insights into screenwriting, movies and culture. 
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 5h 33m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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