SCREENWRITING II: AN ADVANCED SCREENWRITING WORKSHOP

screenwriterYou have an outline for your brilliant screenplay, or maybe even a first draft. But how do you take it to the next level and turn it into a polished, sellable script? Enter veteran screenwriter Chris Reed (Disney, Touchstone) to help you make your screenplay shine. In this 5-week Los Angeles advanced screenwriting workshop, Chris shares his secrets for creating emotionally compelling stories, engaging characters, and snappy dialogue. Chris will teach you how to craft character arcs, sub-plots, and conflict like a pro. Then, he will screen a movie that exemplifies the subject matter of the night and break it down scene by scene. With fun in-class exercises, you’ll apply what you’ve learned to your own story. As well, Chris will give you customized homework assignments specific to your screenplay. By the end of the class, you’ll have a much more complete understanding of what makes a great script great and you’ll have made a big dent in your project, whether that’s a detailed outline or a partial draft. Oscar not included.

 

Instructor: Chris Reed
May 18, 25, June 1, 8, 15 (5 Thurs. nights)
7:30 – 10:30 p.m.
Cost: $450 (Includes snacks and tea)
Location: Writing Pad East (688 S. Santa Fe Ave, #303, Los Angeles, CA 90021)
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PAYMENT PLANS: A payment plan for this class is 5 weekly payments of $104.00. All payment plans include an additional $50 admin fee and a small credit card processing fee which is built into each weekly payment. Your card will automatically be charged once a week for 5 weeks until your class is paid off. At minimum, you must pay for each class meeting before it meets. Once you sign up for a payment plan, you are responsible for paying in full regardless of your class attendance. Rejected payment transactions are subject to an additional $25 fee. FOR A PAYMENT PLAN CLICK HERE.
 
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CANCELLATION POLICY: All sales are final and there are no refunds. Credit may be offered based on class availability. If you can’t come to class, call or email us as far in advance as possible. We will do everything we can to fill your spot, but we can’t make any guarantees. Credit eligibility is not based upon your reason for being unable to attend a class; it is based upon the timing of your credit request and our ability to fill your spot. If we find someone to take your place, you will receive class credit minus a $25 processing fee for 1 day classes and $50 processing fee for long classes. Otherwise, your payment will be forfeit. To use class credits, you need to sign up for class in advance by emailing marilyn@writingpad.com or calling 323.333.2954. If the class is being paid for as part of a payment plan, regardless of whether the student stops attending class, the payment plan must be paid in full by the end of the class. Failure to do so will result in the student’s account being turned over to collections.