Screenwriting II: An Advanced Screenwriting Workshop

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Course Details
Price:
$480 12 seats left
Start Date:

Tue, Nov 29, 6:00pm - Jan 17, 9:00pm Pacific Time (5 sessions)

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Location:
Interactive Online Classroom
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Description
Class Level: Advanced
Age Requirements: 16 and older
Average Class Size: 9
System Requirements: Here are the system requirements for to use our web conferencing software depending on what device you use. You need:
  • A Windows or Mac computer (or iPad)
  • A strong internet connection
  • A microphone and speakers
  • (usually built-in to your computer or USB headset) or a phone
  • A webcam to use HDFaces
  • (most newer laptops have them built in)
Most computers have built-in microphones and speakers, but you will get much better audio quality if you use a headset or handset. For sound, you can also call in on your landline or mobile device.

Windows
  • Operating system: Windows 2003 Server, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, Windows 8
  • Processor: Any 1 Ghz single core processor or better
  • RAM: 2GB or more
  • Internet: DSL or better
  • Bandwidth: 700Kbps or more for simultaneous screen sharing, video and audio conferencing
  • Browser: Internet Explorer® 7.0 or newer, Mozilla® Firefox® 4.0 or newer, Google Chrome™ 5.0 or newer
Mac
  • Operating system: Mac OS X with MacOS 10.6.8/(Snow Leopard) or later
  • Processor: Any 1 Ghz single core processor or better
  • RAM: 1GB
  • Internet: DSL or better
  • Bandwidth: 700Kbps or more for simultaneous screen sharing, video and audio conferencing
  • Browser: Safari® 3.0 or newer, Mozilla® Firefox® 4.0 or newer, Google Chrome™ 5.0 or newer
IPAD
  • Device: iPad® 2 or newer, iPhone® 4 or newer, iPod® Touch (3rd generation) or newer
  • Operating system: iOS 7 or newer
  • Internet: WiFi recommended for VoIP
  • Additional software: FreApp from the App Store
Class Delivery: Make a pot of tea, hop on the couch, and whip open that laptop! Through our new, live web video conferencing system, you can access the best writing teachers, a sense of community and great classes — even if you live in Lincoln, Nebraska. All you need is a strong internet connection and a Mac, PC, or iPad that has a webcam to use the HD Faces application
Teacher: Chris Reed

What you'll learn in this screenplay class:

You have an outline for your brilliant screenplay, or maybe even a first draft. But how do you take it to the next level and turn it into a polished, sellable script? Enter veteran screenwriter Chris Reed (Disney, Touchstone) to help you make your screenplay shine. In this 5-week Online advanced screenwriting workshop, Chris shares his secrets for creating emotionally compelling stories, engaging characters, and snappy dialogue. Chris will teach you how to craft character arcs, sub-plots, and conflict like a pro. Then, he will screen a movie that exemplifies the subject matter of the night and break it down scene by scene.

With fun in-class exercises, you’ll apply what you’ve learned to your own story. As well, Chris will give you customized homework assignments specific to your screenplay. By the end of the class, you’ll have a much more complete understanding of what makes a great script great and you’ll have made a big dent in your project, whether that’s a detailed outline or a partial draft. Oscar not included. 


Remote Learning

This course is available for "remote" learning and will be available to anyone with access to an internet device with a microphone (this includes most models of computers, tablets). Classes will take place with a "Live" instructor at the date/times listed below.

Upon registration, the instructor will send along additional information about how to log-on and participate in the class.

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Refund Policy
All sales are final and there are no refunds. Credit may be offered based on class availability. If you can’t come to class, call or email us as far in advance as possible. We will do everything we can to fill your spot, but we can’t make any guarantees. Credit eligibility is not based upon your reason for being unable to attend a class; it is based upon the timing of your credit request and our ability to fill your spot. If we find someone to take your place, you will receive class credit minus a $25 processing fee for 1 day classes and $50 processing fee for long classes. Otherwise, your payment will be forfeit. To use class credits, you need to sign up for class in advance by emailing [email protected] or calling 323.333.2954. If the class is being paid for as part of a payment plan, regardless of whether the student stops attending class, the payment plan must be paid in full by the end of the class. Failure to do so will result in the student’s account being turned over to collections.
Start Dates (2)
Start Date Time Teacher # Sessions Price
6:00pm - 9:00pm Pacific Time Chris Reed 5 $480
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Tue, Dec 06 6:00pm - 9:00pm Pacific Time Chris Reed
Tue, Dec 13 6:00pm - 9:00pm Pacific Time Chris Reed
Tue, Jan 10 6:00pm - 9:00pm Pacific Time Chris Reed
Tue, Jan 17 6:00pm - 9:00pm Pacific Time Chris Reed
6:00pm - 9:00pm Pacific Time TBD 5 $480
This course consists of multiple sessions, view schedule for sessions.
Tue, Dec 13 6:00pm - 9:00pm Pacific Time TBD
Tue, Jan 10 6:00pm - 9:00pm Pacific Time TBD
Tue, Jan 17 6:00pm - 9:00pm Pacific Time TBD
Tue, Jan 24 6:00pm - 9:00pm Pacific Time TBD

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