June 1 - 30th, 2010
ACCELERATED SCREENWRITING: THE CRASH COURSE
Presenter: Max Adams
Cost: $20.00 PASIC members, $30.00 non-members - payable by PayPal
Deadline to Register: May 28, 2010
A PASIC EXCLUSIVE
Accelerated Screenwriting : The Crash Course : One month PASIC online writing course begins Tuesday June 1st. The Crash Course is a take your foot off the brakes month long introduction to screenwriting that covers the foundations of writing for film: Format; structure; characterization; dialogue; subtext; action; description; point of view; scene structure; exposition; film openings; film endings; story; visuals; and plot. This is a no holds barred course taught by professional screenwriter Max Adams [Excess Baggage, The Ladykillers].
Max is the author of The Screenwriter's Survivial Guide: Or, Guerilla Meeting Tactics and Other Acts of War [Warner Books], has woked with Hollywood Pictures, Touchstone Pictures, Universal, Tri-Star and Columbia Pictures, is the founder of two international online screenwriting workshops, Left Door and 5150, is a former AFI Alumni reader and WGA online mentor as well as a current Nicholl reader and judge, and is a 2010 recipient of the College of Fine Arts Distinguishd Alumni Award from University of Utah. Scripts and script exerpts will be provided. Some outside film viewing is required. Some short writing exercises are also required.