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Screenwriting: Write Screenplays Step-by-Step (Scriptwriting, Film Movie Script, Screenplay Writing)

Behind-the-Scenes Secrets to Publishing Screenplays Whether you’ve got a completed script, or need help off the starting-blocks, getting a Screenplay formatt...
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Platform: Skillshare
Video: 1h 15m
Language: English
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Description

Behind-the-Scenes Secrets to Publishing Screenplays

Whether you’ve got a completed script, or need help off the starting-blocks, getting a Screenplay formatted correctly to catch the eye of producers is no easy task. A little, professional advice goes a long way, and “Screenwriting” delivers large, for those with big screen aspirations!

Top Writing Tricks You Didn’t Know – for TV & Film

When writing for the movies, TV, video or computer games, there are essential elements you must get right to show professional competence, and avoid looking like an amateur. Kayson not only provides the answers but presents them in an easy to understand way that can be completed in under a day to bring game-changing results fast.

By explaining the best formatting requirements for each genre, Kayson unveils the blueprints that experts use for Feature film and Television dramas & sitcoms. He examines the best ways to edit-on-a-budget and the 6 Tips for Success that can turn your script into must-have property.

Slugs, Thugs & the Theory of Illumination

Even if you know your slugs from your thugs, the Theory of Illumination is just one of the many methods Kayson describes for writing believable, compelling characters that have edge-of-the-seat dialogue. “Screenwriting” gets you in the frame for success and makes sure you won’t fade out of view. From creating beat sheets, to helping you write your first draft, Kayson looks over your shoulder and breaks everything down line-by-line, to help you style your writing in a properly formatted and accepted way.

Subjects Covered Include:

  • Physical Formatting
  • Screenplay Formats
  • Action Elements
  • Writing Dialogue
  • Parenthetical Information
  • Transition Elements
  • Types of Drama & How to Format for Them
  • Number of Pages Expected for Each Act
  • Narrative Structure
  • Example formatting for Multicamera Sitcoms
  • Top 5 Tips for Writing Stronger Characters
  • Creating a Rough Draft
  • Editing a Screenplay
  • Expert Tips for Success

One Click Away from Amazing Screenplays!

A must-have guide for those who have no access to professional help and want something quick so that they can progress with their writing. Submit your scripts with confidence!

You will learn

Congratulations on completing the course “Screenwriting”!

The point of our course is to be able to apply concepts in a practical manner – I want you to walk away from each video lesson with real, actionable skills (and not just dull theory).

With that being said, it’s time for a short assignment: the critical self-evaluation. This will help you internalize and better understand how the concepts you’ve learned in the last hour apply to the real world. There’s a difference between passively watching and actively thinking. The latter is what helps cement the knowledge and ideas presented in this course in your mind.

 

COURSE ASSIGNMENT

Having just finished watching an hour’s worth of videos on screenwriting, you should now have a relatively intuitive grasp of the class subject. Please try to complete these steps for your critical self-evaluation within the next 10 days:

  1. Share with the class your favorite lesson and how it applies to your personal life.
  2. Write in one or two sentences the essence you have learned from the course that you would pass on to friends and family.
  3. Take action to at least one of the steps and share a photo of it.
  4. Try to approach 3 new people using the techniques you have learnt in the course and share your experience. Ask yourself this question: What could I have done better?

A disclaimer, though: in order for this assignment to mean anything, you have to be willing to be completely, 100% honest with yourself. Don’t let your ego get in the way of your self development. If it helps, pretend that you’re critically evaluating someone else – a friend, a coworker, or even a random person on the street.

Thank you and all the best!

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How much does the Screenwriting: Write Screenplays Step-by-Step (Scriptwriting, Film Movie Script, Screenplay Writing) course cost? Is it worth it?

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Who is the instructor? Is Andrew Kayson a SCAM or a TRUSTED instructor?

Andrew Kayson has created 10 courses that got 34 reviews which are generally positive. Andrew Kayson has taught 3,530 students and received a 3.9 average review out of 34 reviews. Depending on the information available, Andrew Kayson is a TRUSTED instructor.
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Language: English
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