Introduction to Screenwriting

  • 150 mins

Event

A hands-on guide to creating stories for the screen.

Learn in a day what aspiring screenwriters struggle with for years, as the experts from the Young Film Academy introduce the basic pillars of visual storytelling structure - from the Odyssey to Lord of the Rings via Finding Nemo and Spiderman. Participants will then put what they've learned into practice with an intensive writing workshop, during which they'll separate into teams to devise a short film structure, with attention to goals, obstacles, well-rounded characters and character change. Each team will then pitch to potential investors for £10,000 of (virtual) investment. Members of the winning team take home a prize - and, more importantly, the tools required to take their writing to the next professional level. Tickets must be purchased in advance.

2007 Archive

Book Tickets

Want to save for later?

Login or Register to add this movie to 'My EIFF'. Build a list of all the movies you want to see during the festival and share it with your friends!

Comments

Login or Register to post / report comments

There are currently no comments.

2014 Festival Diary:
June

M T W T F S S
1
2 3 4 5 6 7 8
9 10 11 12 13 14 15
16 17 18 19 20 21 22
23 24 25 26 27 28 29
30

Click on a day to highlight movies on that day.

Share this page

Share this Film Festival page with your friends and family.

Find Films By Strand

EIFF is split into Strands. Use them to help find your films.

What are the strands?