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The Ultimate Guide for Script-writing for Short Films

Everything you need to write a Screenplay and complete a Development Package
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Platform: Udemy
Video: 3h 38m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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Video Score: 8.1 / 10
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The average video length is 1 hours 40 minutes of 16 Scriptwriting courses on Udemy.
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Description

This course delves into the fundamentals of script-writing, ending with a complete script. Students will go through the process from scratch learning key terminology and industry-standard techniques. Students will also be able to complete a Development Package and prepare their film for pre-production. In just under four hours, students will be able to write any script with ease having gained a solid grasp of the formal devices used in script-writing.

You will learn

✓ How to develop a script and a screenplay from scratch
✓ Create log-lines, synopsis’, treatments, visual treatments, step-outlines, character bios and script drafts
✓ Understand script-writing software like Celtx and Causality
✓ How to master the three-act structure
✓ Become well-acquainted with industry-standard terminology and methods in regards to development
✓ How to choose a target audience and an end goal for your story
✓ How to get out of a writer’s block
✓ How to create a three-dimensional character with a dynamic character arc
✓ How to master the script format
✓ How to write good dialogue

Requirements

• Must have access to a Laptop and internet connection
• Knowledge and access to Microsoft Word or Google Docs or any other similar software
• Access to script-writing software (Celtx, Causality, Final Draft, Fade In); any one of these is acceptable

This course is for

• Beginner filmmakers
• Beginner scriptwriters
• Young and passionate filmmakers and/or storytellers
• Independent filmmakers and/or writers
• Film & Television students
• Screenwriters

How much does the The Ultimate Guide for Script-writing for Short Films course cost? Is it worth it?

The course costs $15.99. And currently there is a 82% discount on the original price of the course, which was $89.99. So you save $74 if you enroll the course now.
The average price is $11.7 of 16 Scriptwriting courses on Udemy.

Does the The Ultimate Guide for Script-writing for Short Films course have a money back guarantee or refund policy?

YES, The Ultimate Guide for Script-writing for Short Films has a 30-day money back guarantee. The 30-day refund policy is designed to allow students to study without risk.

Are there any SCHOLARSHIPS for this course?

Currently we could not find a scholarship for the The Ultimate Guide for Script-writing for Short Films course, but there is a $74 discount from the original price ($89.99). So the current price is just $15.99.

Who is the instructor? Is Omar Moujaes a SCAM or a TRUSTED instructor?

Omar Moujaes has created 6 courses that got 314 reviews which are generally positive. Omar Moujaes has taught 14,276 students and received a 4.4 average review out of 314 reviews. Depending on the information available, Omar Moujaes is a TRUSTED instructor.
Filmmaker, Theatre Director and Light Designer, Instructor
TedxLAU 2014 speaker and a Lebanese film and theatre director with a BA in Communication Arts, emphasis in Radio, Film, TV and Theatre, he also holds an MFA in Cinema Art + Science from Columbia College Chicago. He directed, produced and wrote several independent local and international short-films and documentaries, which have participated and won awards in festivals worldwide. His stage adaptations of Baz Luhrmann’s “Moulin Rouge”, Gibran Khalil Gibran’s “The Prophet”, Dante Alighieri’s “Inferno” and “Purgatorio” from “The Divine Comedy”, and Wu Cheng’en’s classical novel “Journey to the West” has made him proficient in conducting rehearsals, and well-versed in the acting methods of Stanislavsky, along with Meyerhold’s “Biomechanics”, furthering his career as a director, writer, and educator. Aside from these endeavors, he works as a freelance light-designer, organizer, coordinator, consultant and technical director for performing arts and events, such as the “Next Festival”for short-films and performances, and the annual “Emigrants Festival” in Dhour Chouier.A teacher of Drama, Film Studies and IB Theatre in Brummana High School from 2015 till 2018, and an instructor of Film, TV, Theatre and Public Speaking at the Lebanese American University since 2015, he teaches courses such as Art of Film, Visual Effects, Filmmaking Principles, Theatre in Performance and Stage Production. In addition, he is an instructor of acting at Imagine Summer Arts Camp since 2016, supervised by LAU, which offers kids and teenagers (ages 11 – 16) high-level classes in performing arts, making it one of the most unique camps in Lebanon.Show moreShow less

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Platform: Udemy
Video: 3h 38m
Language: English
Next start: On Demand

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