Everything You Need To Write A Great Script For Independent Film

What you’ll learn

  • Screenplay Format And What Software To Use
  • Character Research
  • How To Write A Good Backstory
  • Writing A Solid Beginning, Middle And An End
  • How To Write Great Act I
  • How To Write Great Act II
  • How To Write Great Act III
  • How To Approach Rewrites
  • Screenwriting Tips

Requirements

  • Basic understanding of screenplay format

Description

In this course, you’ll gain a deep understanding of what it takes to craft a compelling and impactful screenplay for an independent film. You’ll learn about the unique storytelling demands and challenges of independent films, and how to use that to your advantage as you develop your script. You’ll also discover tips and techniques for improving your writing and taking your screenwriting skills to new heights. I’ll share my own experiences making independent films, including my mistakes and lessons learned, so you can avoid common pitfalls and bring your vision to life. Some of the topics we will cover in this course are:

  • Screenplay Format And What Software To Use

  • Character Research

  • How To Write A Good Backstory

  • Writing A Solid Beginning, Middle And An End

  • How To Write Great Act I

  • How To Write Great Act II

  • How To Write Great Act III

  • How To Approach Rewrites

The course will cover a range of topics, including how to generate and refine ideas, how to structure a story, how to create compelling characters, how to write dialogue that sounds natural and authentic, and how to use visual language to enhance the narrative. By the end of the course, students will have a solid understanding of the screenwriting process and will have developed the skills necessary to write their own independent film.

Who this course is for:

  • Filmmakers trying to write a film that they can shoot themselves