Screenwriting is a distinctive approach to storytelling for the visual medium. This 3-day workshop is an introduction to the basic principles of dramatic writing that guides the student to the creative and technical process of translating a concept to a screenplay. Some of the topics to be covered are plot, character, the 3-act paradigm and alternative structures.
What will be covered
- Screenwriting concepts and terms
- Structure and plot
- Character and archetypes
- Format and style
- Pitching and concept development
- The 3-act paradigm
- Dramatic beats
- Alternative structures and nonlinear plots
- Dramatic and narrative voice
- Screenwriting software
Who should attend
If you have an interest in filmmaking, some writing experience, and a college level education, this workshop is for you.
Please note, this hands-on workshop is scheduled differently from most other PCCI classes. Instead, of an all-day, consecutive-day schedule, this class will be spread out over 3 Fridays. Class hours will be from 1:30pm to 5:30pm.
In addition, the will be a 2-hour consultation session between each class day, so the instructor can discuss the participants’ writing progress.
- To be determined (TBD)
1:30 to 5:30 PM
PhP 5,995 (USD 150)
Includes materials and snacks.
Be sure to read the Registration Info before registering.