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Advanced Screenwriting with Linda Seger

Script Consultant and Screenwriting Coach Linda Seger visit the Post Graduate Training dept. at The Danish Filmschool for a 2-day seminar.

After you learn the basics, how do you detail and refine the script?

This 2-day seminar will focus on applying the Three-Act structure
to scenes and scene sequences. Creating and Building the Scene.
Writing Dialogue and Subtext. Creating a strong Transformational Arc.
Giving your Characters Direction and Dimension. Expressing the Theme.


PROGRAM:

DAY ONE:

10.00 – 11.15 Structuring and shaping the story and the scene
                         sequences.

11.15 – 11.30 Short break

11.30 – 12.45  Making a scene. This would cover various types of scenes
                          that a writer might need to write, including the
                          establishing scene, the magic and wonder scene,
                          conflict scenes, exposition scenes, etc.

12.45 – 13.30 Lunch

13.30 – 14.45 Giving your characters direction and dimension.

14.45 – 15.00 Short coffee break

15.00 – 16.00  The function of characters.

 

DAY TWO:

10.00 – 11.15 Creating great dialogue and subtext.

11.15 – 11.30 Short break

11.30 – 12.45  Expressing the theme through your characters.
                          This will include a short section on creating cinematic
                           images to express the theme.

12.45 – 13.30 Lunch

13.30 – 14.45  The transformational arc.
                          (Clips from As Good as it Gets)

14.45 – 15.00 Coffee break

15.00 – 16.00  Continuing the transformational arc.

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