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SCREENWRITING COURSES

Recommended Courses

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IFH ACADEMY TELEVISION

Learn how to develop a television series and write a pilot. Areas covered are:

  • Binge-Worthy Television

  • Character & Plot Arcs

  • Television Structure

  • Single vs. Multi-cam

  • Writing a Series Bible

  • Formatting

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IFH ACADEMY    STORY DEVELOPMENT

Learn the essentials of developing a marketing story such as:

  • Concept Development

  • Understanding Theme

  • Constructing a Logline

  • Character Development

  • Using Conflict Properly

  • Defeating Writer's Block

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IFH ACADEMY FORMATTING

Learn how to format your screenplay into the Hollywood standard. Areas covered are:

  • Basic Format

  • Advanced Format

  • Multi-Cam Format

  • Single-Cam Format

  • Documentary Format

  • Scriptments 

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SCRIPT UNIVERSITY

This ten-week workshop is broken up into five sessions that each focus on individual elements of the rewriting process. Areas covered are:

  • Logline & Synopsis

  • Script Structure Review

  • Characters & Plot

  • Subplots

  • Polish Techniques

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MASTERCLASS

SHONDA RHIMES

TV guru Shonda Rhimes (Grey's Anatomy, Scandal) teaches her approach to writing for televison with 30 lessons which cover:

  • Developing a Concept

  • Creating Characters

  • Writing a Pilot

  • Pitching your Show

  • Showrunning

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MASTERCLASS

AARON SORKIN

Academy Award Winner Aaron Sorkin (The West Wing) teaches screenwriting with 35 lessons which cover:

  • Story Arc

  • Research

  • Intention & Obstacle

  • Rewrites

  • The Writers' Room

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MASTERCLASS

DAVID MAMET

Legend David Mamet (Glengary Glen Ross, Ronin) teaches his techniques of dramatic writing with 26 unique lessons which cover:

  • Dramatic Rules

  • Narration & Expostion

  • Scenes

  • The Audience

  • Lies & Truth

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