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Screenwriting Level 1 One Day Intensive

at Gotham Writers' Workshop - Hell's Kitchen 555 8th Ave 14th Flr. Ste 1402, New York, New York 10018

Movies are the modern mythology—the stories we all watch for excitement, inspiration, and entertainment. So many genres and types: drama, comedy, action/adventure, science fiction, fantasy, thriller, horror, crime, noir, epic, western, war, romantic comedy, musical. Larger than life blockbusters or down-to-earth depictions of reality. Tales told...

Friday Jan 17th, 10am - 5pm

Write Your Screenplay

at Jacob Krueger Studio - Midtown 247 W 35th St 6th Fl, New York, New York 10001

Award Winning Screenwriter Jacob Krueger Will Forever Change The Way You View Screenwriting. Rather than imposing formulaic models from the outside, we teach you how to organically “grow” your script, from initial idea, to character, to scene, to act, to the movie you’ve always dreamed of writing. Jump Start Your Writing. Whether you’re...

Monday Jan 27th, 7pm - 10pm

  (4 sessions)
$375

4 sessions

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Writing and Acting Workshop

at The Writers and Actors Group - Midtown 520 8th Ave 3rd Fl, New York, New York 10018

Where actors get to work on their cold reading skills, and writers get to workshop their scripts. This weekly workshop is a fun a fun and friendly opportunity to practice cold reading, and become a better writer. Be a writer, be an actor, or be both. We workshop 2 scripts per week, roughly 25 pages of each. Actors receive their scripts when...

Thursday Dec 12th, 6:30pm - 9pm

How To Write An Award-Winning Screenplay

at New York International Screenplay Awards - Hell's Kitchen 358 W 44th St, New York, New York 10036

To have an award-winning screenplay, you have to figure out two main points: To create a suitable story to convert to a screenplay and write it down with no mistakes and then find a decent festival/competition to submit to. In this workshop, Emine Dursun explains the important points and tricks from both sides as an experienced festival director,...

Saturday Jan 11th, 8am - 8pm

Screenwriting Level 1: 10-Week Workshop

at Gotham Writers' Workshop - Hell's Kitchen 555 8th Ave 14th Flr. Ste 1402, New York, New York 10018

Movies are the modern mythology—the stories we all watch for excitement, inspiration, and entertainment. So many genres and types drama, comedy, action/adventure, science fiction, fantasy, thriller, horror, crime, noir, epic, western, war, romantic comedy, musical. Larger than life blockbusters or down-to-earth depictions of reality. Tales told with...

Sunday Jan 12th, 10am - 1pm

  (10 sessions)
$460

10 sessions

The Nuts and Bolts of Screenwriting

at Imeldaoreilly - Chelsea 134 W 29th St 2nd Fl, New York, New York 10001

This workshop is ideal for actors, writers or anyone who wants to start or continue to develop their writing techniques. The Material covered will include choosing the right idea for the format, how to take a cliché idea and make it original and obtain tools and formulae to help you develop the craft of screenwriting. How can you showcase yourself...

Wednesday Jan 8th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (5 sessions)
$325

5 sessions

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Screenwriting I: Introduction

at The Barrow Group Acting School - Hell's Kitchen 312 W 36th St 3rd Fl, New York, New York 10018

For those who have always wanted to write for the screen but had no idea where and how to start. Through weekly writing, reading and viewing assignments, students will learn about screenplay structure, character development, dialogue, log lines and treatment writing. The final project will be an original, self-contained, short screenplay (12 – 25...

Sunday Jan 12th, 2:30pm - 5:30pm

  (10 sessions)
$495

10 sessions

Screenwriting II: Writing a Feature

at The Barrow Group Acting School - Hell's Kitchen 312 W 36th St 3rd Fl, New York, New York 10018

For those who have already taken Screenwriting I, workshop guides students through the process of creating a feature film script. By analyzing and breaking down various successful feature film scripts, students will learn the three-act structure and how to create a successful, fully-fleshed out protagonist and antagonist. Students will then be guided...

Sunday Jan 12th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (10 sessions)
$495

10 sessions

Writing for Stage and Screen

at West Side YMCA - Community Arts - Midtown 5 W 63rd St, New York, New York 10023

In this workshop playwrights, screenwriters, tv, and musical theater writers revise works-in-progress or develop new ideas from conception to completion. Several active students are currently having works produced in NYC and abroad that were developed in class. Particular attention is paid to writing prompts and exercises that engage fundamentals of...

Monday Jan 6th, 6:45pm - 8:45pm

  (6 sessions)
$468

6 sessions

Screenwriting for Teens (ages 14-17)

at The Barrow Group Acting School - Hell's Kitchen 312 W 36th St 3rd Fl, New York, New York 10018

The filmmaking process, whether for film, television, or online content, begins with writing a screenplay. In this 10-week class, students will be introduced to the fundamental elements of screenwriting, including story structure, screenplay format, character creation, dialogue, and action writing.  Through writing exercises and collaborative...

Saturday Jan 11th, 12:30pm - 2:30pm

  (10 sessions)
$425

10 sessions

Character Creation

at New York International Screenplay Awards - Hell's Kitchen 358 W 44th St, New York, New York 10036

Complete Title: Advanced Screenwriting Development Programs - ASDP, “Character Creation” It is a compact workshop for character creating and developing. This workshop is mostly focusing on: Principles of characterization. Engagement with the plots. Consistency. Connections with others and audience. Effects to dialogue. All the attendants...

Saturday Jan 11th, 8am - 8pm

Building A Strong Structure

at New York International Screenplay Awards - Hell's Kitchen 358 W 44th St, New York, New York 10036

Complete Title: Advanced Screenwriting Development Programs - ASDP, “Building A Strong Structure” It is a compact workshop for creating and building a strong structure and developing it. This workshop is mostly focusing on: Principles of Structure. Math behind the story. Steps of the strong structures. Practicing. All the attendants will...

Saturday Jan 11th, 8am - 8pm

Efficient Moving Dialogue Writing

at New York International Screenplay Awards - Hell's Kitchen 358 W 44th St, New York, New York 10036

Complete Title: Advanced Screenwriting Development Programs - ASDP, “Efficient Moving Dialogue Writing” It is a compact workshop for creating powerful, efficient and moving dialogue ie: The writing and development. This workshop is mostly focusing on: Dialogue writing principles. Engaging with characterization. Consistency. Subtext. Transformation...

Saturday Jan 11th, 8am - 8pm

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Screenwriting Alchemy

at The Science and Art of Writing - Flatiron 39 W 29th St 2nd Fl, New York, New York 10001

4 Week workshop for Screenwriters, TV writers, & Web series creators  First, middle, or final drafts. Learn how to turn any pages - into great ones.  Cliche transforms into familiar but different, expository morphs into extraordinary, confusing into profound, and average into extraordinary.  ​Discover how to shape-shift...

Saturday Jan 4th, 11:30am - 2:30pm

  (4 sessions)
$325

4 sessions

Start Your Screenplay Now

at Blueprint Screenwriting Group - Midtown 260 West 36th St 3rd Fl, New York, New York 10018

Now in their sixth successful year, Blueprint Screenwriting Group's weekly writing workshops take place in midtown Manhattan. These small, supportive classes are for screenwriters who are serious about finishing their pilot or feature script. With a class size of 8 or fewer, individual attention is given to each student as Timothy helps you:...

Wednesday Jan 8th, 1:30pm - 3:30pm

  (8 sessions)
$440

8 sessions

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