Screenwriting for Actors
€499 (Early Bird Rate €399 if booked by December 31st)
January 17th, 2023
The Art Of Storytelling On The Screen For Actors.
Over the course of eight two-hour classes and one individual consultation, this programme will show you how to:
Create short-form content to showcase your talents
Develop characters with clear definition
Use your powers of observation to create arresting screen moments
Think visually and invite your audience into your world
Communicate emotion for maximum impact
“Be obvious with your subtleties”, as advised by Billy Wilder.
We will cover:
The Sequence Approach: Designing Your Story To Be Believable Yet Never Predictable
The Jungian Moment: The Keystone of Your Story
Dramatic Tension: How It Works And Why It Is A Necessary Ingredient In Screen Stories.
The Enneagram: A Deep Dive into Characters’ Motivations
The Three Hats: Understanding the Audience’s Relationship to The Story
Your Unique Voice: Cinematic Storytelling and Your Originality
You will emerge with:
A strong polished screenplay for a short-short (under 4 minutes), a character study (under 1 minute) and a short film (under 13 minutes).
A sound grasp of how storytelling on the screen works.
An better understanding of how to be an asset on a set.
This programme is suitable for all levels of experience, including first-time actor-screenwriters.
Tutors: Mary Kate and Rachel O Flanagan are writers and story midwives, who work internationally, helping to shape stories by emerging and established screenwriters.
There will be a maximum of 10 participants in this group. Cost is €499 per participant. Early bird discount to €399 for bookings received by December 31 st 2022 OR 10% discount for WGI members/WFT members.
Tuesdays 19:30 - 21:30 GMT (11:30 - 13:30 Pacific Time) commencing January 17th 2023
This course also includes one individual consultation session with the tutor (1 x 60 minute meeting by arrangement).
All classes are recorded so that you can watch or rewatch them in your own time.
To book, contact firstname.lastname@example.org