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Screenwriting

The 2020 Dates Have Been Confirmed!

July 13-17, 2020

Learn how to create scripts for film and television as a member of the inaugural Cinema Academy Screenwriting program.

This five-day program will introduce you to the components of screenwriting, including character and story development. Learn industry techniques from the masters, including professional screenwriters and prominent academics, and analyze popular and critical cinematic work that shaped historical and contemporary screenwriting movements.

You’ll leave the program with your own short film script, as well as skills and best practices to implement in your future work.

Space in this program is limited and is first come, first served.

Schedule

Monday
  • Campus and facilities tour and orientation
  • Scriptwriting lecture
  • Scriptwriting exercise and story workshop
  • Film screening
Tuesday
  • Film analysis and discussion
  • Guest lectures
  • Introduction to three projects
  • Character development project
  • Film screening
Wednesday
  • Film analysis and discussion
  • Character development project
  • Story development project
  • Film screening
Thursday
  • Film analysis and discussion
  • Short film scripting project
  • Film screening
Friday
  • Film analysis and discussion
  • Short film script revisions
  • Short film script presentations

Costs

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Registration

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