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Using a balance of lecture, exercise, and feedback on work from the instructor and classmates, this course gives students a firm grounding in all the basics of screenwriting. Everything is presented in a clear, accessible manner.

  • Begin a feature-length screenplay
  • Lectures on basics of screenwriting craft
  • Writing exercises

How do you write a screenplay that might get bought by studio or a production company? Write a compelling script that’s impossible to stop reading, vividly cinematic, properly formatted, and realistically produce-able.
Our screenwriting courses will help you meet these criteria, and also guide you in creating characters, building plots, shaping scenes, sharpening dialogue, and, of course, peddling your script. Whether you seek to write big movies or low-budget, we’ll show you what it takes to get in the screenplay game.
Everyday a new topic is explored through lecture and writing exercise. The topics covered in this course include:

  • Introduction to Screenwriting : The visual nature of movies. Screenplays as blueprints. Where to find ideas. Forming a premise. High and low concept.
    Plot I- Finding a major dramatic question. The three-act structure. The difference between classic plots and subtle plots. Making a story map.
  • Character - Finding a strong protagonist. Handling other characters. Making characters dimensional through desire and contrasts. Creating character profiles. Showing characters through their actions.
  • Format/Description - How to format a screenplay. Writing effective screenplay description.
  • Scene - Scene defined. Length of scene. Tenets of a good scene-importance, desire/conflict, structure, compression, visual storytelling. Sequences. Making a step outline.
  • Dialogue - Dialogue's illusion of reality. Compression. Characterization through dialogue. Subtext. Exposition. Stage directions. Voice over.
  • Subplot - The value of subplots. Romantic subplots. Other kinds of subplots for the protagonist. Non- protagonist subplots. Subplot structure. Finding subplots in your story. Plot II - Creating an effective opening section. Techniques for sustaining Act II. Creating an effective climax. Flashbacks.
  • Tone/Theme - Developing tone through genre, world, and lightness/darkness. Consistency of tone. Theme defined. Types of theme. Weaving theme into a story.
  • Revision - Exploration of the various stages of revision.
Note: Content may vary slightly among individual classes.

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The GLITTERS Film Academy was founded by DEEPAK BALDEV a decade ago on the route philosophy of “learn to create”, GLITTERS Film Academy is a combination of best industry practices and valuable theoretical study for film makers and actors.

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