Three Genres - Thriller, Melodrama, Comedy

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  • Seminar
  • Anfänger
  • Köln
  • Dauer:
    3 Tage
Beschreibung

Die 23 essentiellen Elemente der Genre Triller, melodrama und Comedy zu kennen und anwenden zu können.
Gerichtet an: Autoren, Filmemacher mit guten Englischkenntnissen

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50670, Nordrhein-Westfalen, NRW, Deutschland
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· Voraussetzungen

gute Englischkenntnisse

Dozenten

Tom Schlesinger
Tom Schlesinger
Drehbuch

Tom Schlesinger was Caroline Link’s story consultant on the scripts for her films, “Nowhere in Africa,” which won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Film, and "Beyond Silence," nominated for an Academy Award. Tom was also the story consultant on two HBO documentaries that premiered at Sundance: "Prom Night in Mississippi" with Morgan Freeman, and “A Small Act,” by fellow UCLA Film School grad Jennifer Arnold. As a story consultant, Tom’s clients include “Sixth Sense” director M. Night Shyamalan, “Golden Girls" Executive Producer Marc Sotkin, “Star Wars” producer Robert Watts, Francis Coppola’s Zoetrope Studios, Miramax, Universal Studios, Columbia Pictures, Constantin Film Production, X-Filme, and numerous international studios and broadcasters.

Themenkreis

Writing great Thrillers:

Thrillers are as intricately woven as a spider web, and function according to unique dramaturgical rules. Learn the 23 ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS of THRILLERS, and how to use the FOUR DEVELOPMENT MODELS for THRILLERS to write movies like THE MATRIX, THE SIXTH SENSE, MULHOLLAND DRIVE, THE CRYING GAME, and FARGO, and how to:

  • Use twists, turns and reversals for maximum surprise and suspense
  • Map out the plot according to the FOUR LINES of THRILLER EXPOSITION
  • Create compelling thriller characters according to their inner paradox and outer dilemma
  • Construct your thriller according to the central dramatic situation and action motifs
  • Orchestrate the Core Triangle of Characters to create the most enthralling experience for the audience
  • Use dark comedy and/or provide comic relief in thrillers

Writing Great Melodramas:

Learn how to orchestrate characters and forge relationship arcs for the optimal effect in family and community stories, and how to successfully combine melodrama with thriller and comedy genres. Also learn the ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS of MELODRAMAS, and how to:

  • Find power in limits, circumscribing the dramatic world in ways that build tension and interest
  • Orchestrate fresh and original characters, and reveal their back-stories with economy and precision
  • Discover and clarify the conflict of values that drives each of the characters
  • Build compelling core relationships at the heart of the melodrama
  • Use triangular construction in your melodrama scenes
  • Incorporate tragic, comic, and thriller touches into the melodrama structure


Films include: SENSE AND SENSIBILITY, MY LEFT FOOT, THE PIANO, DANGEROUS LIASONS, NOWHERE IN AFRICA, PHILADELPHIA, JENSEITS DER STILLE

Writing Great Comedies:

Learn the 23 ESSENTIAL ELEMENTS to write successful comedies that you can immediately apply to your current screenplay projects. These Essential Elements for Comedy will show you how to navigate through your comedy scripts with skill and confidence, while revealing new perspectives, comic twists and solutions. You will:

  • Master the art of the comic premise
  • Learn the screenplay structure unique to comedy
  • Orchestrate your comic characters for maximum humor
  • Learn how to balance comic tones with dramatic tones
  • Discover new, powerful, commercial comedy themes
  • Hone your comedy skills with fun, improvisational techniques

Films include: THE FULL MONTY, TO BE OR NOT TO BE, AS GOOD AS IT GETS, SHAKESPEARE IN LOVE, FOUR WEDDINGS AND A FUNERAL, A FISH CALLED WANDA

Zusätzliche Informationen

Preisinformation:

Rabatte, Raten und Förderungen möglich Die Module können einzeln gebucht werden. 1 Tag: 180 € 2 Tage: 325 € 3 Tage: 480 €


Weitere Angaben:

Die drei Module können auch einzeln gebucht werden. 1 Tag: 180 € 2 Tage: 325 € 3 Tage: 480 €


Maximale Teilnehmerzahl: 25
Kontaktperson: Petra Wersch

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