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Screenwriting Masterclass: A Complete Guide to Screenwriting

You'll master the entire scriptwriting process & come away knowing how to turn your idea into a great screenplay
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 3h 37m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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You’re here because you want to learn how to write a screenplay, right?
Perhaps you want to be a screenwriter in the film industry, or you have a story idea in your head and want to put it down on paper.
This is the right place for you to learn the entire screenwriting process.
We’ll walk you through essential steps of crafting a great screenplay, including: how to come up with great story ideas, develop your characters, format your screenplay using free and professional applications, revise your draft, and steps you can take once you have a polished script.
Why take this course?
By the end of this course, you will have all the skills needed to write your own screenplay. Each section of the course builds upon the previous with new skills and practical activities. By taking action and doing these activities, you’ll actually be writing your script as you take this course. So not only will you gain the knowledge and skills, but by following all of the course activities you can come away with a screenplay of your own!
Get instant access to everything you need to master screenwriting:
•3+ hours of premium video lessons
•Downloadable guides and workbooks
•Fun activities to help you take action
•Instructor support and feedback
•and so much more!
Course overview:
•Learn the importance of originality
•Find your unique writing style and voice
•Develop a routine that makes you a productive writer
•Create three dimensional characters, including your protagonist, antagonist and supporting characters
•Write great stories with the 3-act story structure
•Understand each act of storytelling
•Write a synopsis for your screenplay
•Build your synopsis into an outline
•Write and format your script
•Use Final Draft and free tools for writing your screenplay
•Rewriting and revising your script draft
•Advanced breakdown and analysis of films and screenplays
•What to do after your screenplay is written
Who is your instructor?
The lead instructor for this course is Brian Birmingham, a professional copywriter who currently works in the film, television and gaming industry writing ad content, special shoot scripts, print copy and more. Brian has established himself as an incredible storyteller and writer, with several screenplays under his belt. Brian received his Bachelor of Arts in Screenwriting from one of the United States’ top film schools, Loyola Marymount University.
Brian has partnered with Phil Ebiner and the Video School team to create this comprehensive course, and is super excited to share his knowledge with you.
If you want to quickly and easily learn screenwriting, this is the course for you.
Remember, there is a 100% money-back guarantee. There is no reason to hesitate. Enroll now, see if you enjoy the course, and start writing scripts today!
Phil Ebiner & Brian Birmingham

You will learn

✓ Come away from this course with the knowledge to craft a polished screenplay
✓ Learn the entire screenwriting process from idea to putting it down on ‘paper’
✓ How to find great screenwriting ideas
✓ Create three dimensional characters that drive your stories
✓ Structure an engaging story using the 3-act structure
✓ Writing your script with Final Draft (the industry standard) as well as free screenwriting tools
✓ Revising your screenplay drafts and making them better


• All you need is a passion to learn, a passion for movies, and a passion to take action
• Coming into this course with a story idea is beneficial (but not necessary)

This course is for

• People interested in movies and getting into the film industry
• Filmmakers who want to write their own screenplays
• Anyone who can’t afford film school, but wants to become a screenwriter
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 3h 37m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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