Making a Scene

A 7-week online programme in the art of crafting a scene.

Rachel O’Flanagan & Mary Kate O’Flanagan are offering a 7-week online programme in the art of crafting a scene.

Tuesdays 19:30-21:30 (Irish Time) commencing March 28th 2023. This course also includes one individual consultation session with the tutor (1 x 120 minute meeting by arrangement). All classes are recorded so that you can watch or rewatch them in your own time.

Over the course of seven two-hour classes, this programme will teach how to make each scene a mini-masterpiece, covering:

  • Shaping a Scene For Maximum Impact
  • Finding the Heart of The Scene
  • Replacing Dialogue With Visuals
  • The Magic of the Objective Correlative
  • What Constitutes a Twist and Why It Is So Necessary
  • Scenes of Preparation and Scenes of Aftermath
  • Set Pieces, When To Use Them and How To Write Them.
  • Open Conflict and Hidden Conflict
  • Scenes of Seduction
  • The Lubitsch Touch
  • How to Be Subtle and Also Clear
  • Writing Thought Processes & Emotions Clearly
  • Cinematic Storytelling and Your Originality

The course includes individual coaching (1 x 2 hour session with your tutor).

Booking here.

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