Story, Story: An Introduction to Screenwriting

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Want to write a movie?

This course is a beginners guide to screenwriting, covering the fundamental principles of storytelling for the screen. Over eight sessions you will learn how to write screen stories for film, television and the internet and discover the guiding principles of structure, story, character, plot and dialogue for each.

Requirements: * Materials for taking notes. Copies of class materials will be emailed to students prior to class.

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