scheduled workshop

Scriptwriting Fundamentals

Sun 2 December 2018
10:00am - 5:00pm

"Screenwriting Fundamentals" will introduce participants to the essentials of narrative screenwriting, as it pertains to both short and feature formats, through the consideration of character, structure and image. Using these tools and through class discussion and screenings, participants will begin the process of turning their ideas into well-formulated and dynamic scripts.

*All workshops will take place online using ZOOM. You will recieve a link prior to this workshop.

  • maximum capacity: 10
  • 6 hours of instruction

Instructor: Leah Cameron

 Leah Cameron is a Toronto-based writer and director who loves telling funny, awkward and touching stories. She holds an MFA in Screenwriting from the American Film Institute in Los Angeles where she was awarded the Joseph Stefano Award of Excellence in Screenwriting for her work. Leah is also a directing graduate of the NSI Drama Prize Program and Women In the Director’s Chair Story and Leadership Program 2018. From Leah 2013 to 2015 Leah wrote and story edited episodes on two seasons of the pop cultural web series WHERE COOL CAME FROM. Since then she has helped several show runners research and develop pitch packages and pilot scripts for TV. Most recently Leah worked in the writing room as a researcher for the CBC’s hour-long TV drama CORONER which will be released on CBC in 2019. She is currently preparing to write and direct her comedic web series, THE COMMUNIST’s DAUGHTER, for which she had secured funding through the Independent Production Fund (IPF.)
$0 all-in or workshop member
$10 production member
$55 nonmember


You can no longer register for this scheduled workshop because it is sold out. You can however express your interest in taking this workshop should it be scheduled again in future.

Office Hours: Weekdays 10:00 - 17:00
416.603.6564      Fax: 416.603.6566
The Toronto Media Arts Centre (2nd floor)
32 Lisgar Street, Toronto, Ontario M6J 0C9 Canada
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