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Screenwriting Structure Intensive ONLINE (Spring 2019)

  • 30 Mar 2019
  • 27 Apr 2019
  • 4 sessions
  • 30 Mar 2019, 10:00 AM 1:00 PM
  • 06 Apr 2019, 10:00 AM 1:00 PM
  • 20 Apr 2019, 10:00 AM 1:00 PM
  • 27 Apr 2019, 10:00 AM 1:00 PM
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Screenwriting Structure Intensive ONLINE 
Instructor: Resident Playwright Mary Ruth Clarke

Structure is crucial to visual storytelling, but are you able to explain why? In this four-part intensive you will learn how to articulate how audiences are subconsciously engaged by good structure, how structure is about content and form, even how to change perspective and view structure through the lens of the audience receiving the story rather than on you as storyteller, plus much more.

Prerequisite: Screenwriting for Playwrights Bootcamp

Where: On-line using Zoom or Google Hangouts. You will receive instructions on how to access the meeting site prior to class. You must have a solid internet connection along with a computer with working speakers so you can hear and a microphone so that the class and instructor can hear you.  A working camera is a bonus, but not 100% necessary. Pdfs will be shared via email or GoogleDocs prior to class, and some scenes will be read during class. You are expected to access class from a quiet place with limited interruptions and distractions. The instructor will contact you in the week before the class to do a "tech check" and make sure everyone can connect.

Sessions/Weekday 4 Saturdays
Start/End Date Mar 30 - Apr 27
Time Slot  10:00AM - 1:00PM
Notes Prerequisite is Screenwriting for Playwrights Bootcamp. Does not meet 4/13.

About the Screenwriting & TV Track

The Screenwriting & TV track is designed to provide writers with a solid foundation for writing for film and TV. It consists of the following courses:

  • Screenwriting for Playwrights Bootcamp
  • Screenwriting Structure Intensive
  • Screenwriting in Progress
  • The About - Screenwriting Workshop

Screenwriting for Playwrights Bootcamp is a prerequisite for the Structure Intensive, which in turn is a prerequisite for Screenwriting in Progress.  The About has no prerequisite.

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