Designed for new and experienced Writers, this course will get you on track to develop your story and write Act 1 of your script in a supportive environment of like-minded creatives.
This programme is delivered by Stéphanie Joalland a London-based writer-director with her production company Frenzy Films.
She has taught screenwriting and filmmaking at U.A.L.’s London College of Communication, Central Film School, on the Raindance MA in Filmmaking with De Montfort University and the MSt in Writing for Performance at the University of Cambridge.
Her feature film The Quiet Hour starring Dakota Blue Richards premiered on Sky Cinema in the UK and was released on Netflix.
Stéphanie's feature projects have received the support of Sofia Meetings, Film London PFM, European Genre Forum, and Frontières International co-production Market.
An alumna of Berlinale Talents, she is represented by Zero Gravity Management in the U.S. as a Writer-Director.
This course is workshop-oriented and will include covering:
- A roadmap for the entire script (a workshopped 4 page outline)
- Well-developed characters and Act 1 so that you are now ready to write Act 2 and Act 3
- Practical tools that will support the development of your screenplay and improve your screenwriting craft and writing habits
- A better understanding of how to pitch your project to hook your audience
- The exploration of key aspects of the craft through short lectures before each workshopping session
- Weekly assignments both during and between sessions to develop your concept, characters, theme, and plot
- Group discussions. You will be requested to read some of your peers’ work before the course and offer constructive feedback. In turn, you will benefit from the feedback and support of your tutor and peers to write your pages and revise them along the way
- Advice will be offered on pitching, industry practices and how to keep developing your script and taking it to the marketplace
Delivered over 10 weeks on a Wednesday evening
The prerequisite for this course is to have a logline or idea for a feature-length script. Over the course of the sessions, you will turn your idea into a well-thought-out 4-page treatment before developing Act 1 of your screenplay.
This course is workshop-oriented and includes:
- Weekly assignments (outlines and script pages) both during and between sessions to develop your concept, characters, theme, and plot
- Group discussions. You will be requested to read some of your peers’ work before the course (4 submissions per session maximum) and offer constructive feedback.
- In turn, you will benefit from the feedback and support of your tutor and peers to write your pages and revise them along the way
Please fill in the application form, attaching your CV
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