scheduled workshop

Introduction to Screenwriting

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

Introduction to Screenwriting

Welcome to "The Art of Screenwriting: Unleashing Your Creative Vision," an immersive and transformative screenwriting workshop designed to empower aspiring screenwriters with the knowledge and skills necessary to craft compelling stories for the big and small screen.
During this intensive workshop, participants will embark on an inspiring journey through the art and craft of screenwriting. Whether you're a novice writer looking to develop your storytelling abilities or an experienced writer seeking to enhance your skills, this workshop offers valuable insights and practical tools to bring your ideas to life or take your scripts to the next level.
Over the course of the workshop, you will delve into various essential aspects of screenwriting, including story structure, logline, theme, character development, dialogue, and visual storytelling. Through interactive lectures, group discussions, and hands-on exercises, you will learn the fundamentals of effective screenwriting and gain valuable insights into the industry's current trends and practices.
By the end of the workshop, you will have developed a solid foundation in screenwriting, armed with practical tools and techniques to refine your storytelling abilities. You will leave with a completed short screenplay and a comprehensive understanding of the screenwriting process, ready to embark on your creative journey with renewed confidence.
Join us for "The Art of Screenwriting: Unleashing Your Creative Vision," and unlock the potential of your storytelling power. Together, let's bring your cinematic dreams to life!

*This 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
$36 production member
$165 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
76 Geary Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M6H 2B5 Canada
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