WELCOME TO WORKING SCREENWRITER
It’s not about the books you read.
It’s not about the videos you watch.
It’s about the questions you ask and the answers you get.
It’s about writers talking with other writers.
ABOUT WORKING SCREENWRITER
This virtual screenwriting course is taught by full-time working Hollywood
screenwriter, Thomas Fenton.
Working Screenwriter 101 serves as an
introduction to professional screenwriting as well as an intermediate honing of
skills screenwriting course.
Over the course of 4 weeks, you’ll learn the reality of being a working screenwriter and the nuances of the screenwriting business.
Space is limited to 10 writers per course.
There is one spot left for this class.
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN
Just added: GUEST SPEAKER - A producer with a deal at Netflix and other streamers. The class will be able to listen to what kind of projects he's looking for. They will also be able to pitch him for one minute. Have those elevator pitches ready!
I'm doing two deals with this guy and he's great!
How to plan a story using outlines, treatments and notecards.
The Rule of Three to keep your writing sharp.
How to write memorable characters and meaningful stories.
How to choose the proper setting, theme and pace for your script.
How to introduce and develop characters that connect with the audience.
Techniques on how to keep audiences engaged and guessing.
How to write unexpected and fulfilling endings.
How to use the Wicked Draft as a way to create an awesome final draft.
The Business of Hollywood:
What to expect out of a writing career
How working with agents, managers and lawyers can impact your career
Scheduling your work so you don’t get hung up and lost
Optioning books and video games to write them as screenplays
The difference between a writer's first draft and a reader’s first draft
What it really takes to have a career writing.
A copy of The Scream Writer’s Handbook is included in the cost of the course and is required reading.
Who Should Take This Course:
Beginning screenwriters: Are you interested in learning the craft of screenwriting but haven’t ever written a script?
Intermediate screenwriters: Have you written a script or two but want to elevate your craft or improve your current draft?