scheduled workshop

Scriptwriting Fundamentals: The Short Screenplay

Thu 4 July 2019   6:00pm - 9:00pm
Part II: Thu 11 July 2019   6:00pm - 9:00pm
Part III: Tue 16 July 2019   6:00pm - 9:00pm

In this workshop, participants will learn the fundamentals of narrative screenwriting, including character, structure and image. Using these tools and through class discussion and screenings, participants will begin the process of unlocking their ideas and turning them into structured and dynamic screenplays. Participants must bring an idea to the workshop that they will develop during the course. No experience necessary.

  • maximum capacity: 14
  • 9 hours of instruction

Instructor: Hope Thompson

Hope is a filmmaker and playwright. Her focus includes mystery, film noir, camp and comedy and she has written and directed several award-winning short films (It Happened In The Stacks, Switch) and plays (She Walks The Line, Stiff, Trapped!) in these genres. Her film, Switch, premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival and her recent play, Trapped! was published in the Playwrights Canada Press anthology, Queer Play. Hope has written on the CBC comedy Baroness Von Sketch Show and is currently developing a feature screenplay.
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The Toronto Media Arts Centre (2nd floor)
32 Lisgar Street, Toronto, Ontario M6J 0C9 Canada
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