Screenwriting for Beginners

4th September 2009

Ferdia Mac Anna — Novelist, Playwright, Screenwriter and Lecturer in Film and Drama — is offering a Screenwriting for Beginners course, starting on Sunday, September 20, 2009 from 10am – 1pm.

The 8 sessions are aimed at beginners or those with some script writing or fiction writing experience and will cover Character Creation, Writing Treatments and Loglines, Emotional Writing, Visual Writing, Scene Breakdowns, Plot, The Three Act Structure and Dialogue.

By the end, the participant should have written several key scenes and established key plot points and crucial story structure elements for their screenplay. They should also have created one or more plausible characters.

The course will cover some TV drama as well as feature film writing.

It will take place every Sunday morning at Sundrive Road, Kimmage, Dublin 12, and the fee is €600.

Those interested in attending the course can contact Ferdia on 087-2957433.

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