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International Open Academy

Screen & Playwriting

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International Open Academy

135 € 22 
Originalpreis in GBP:
£ 119  £ 19

Wichtige informationen

Tipologie Kurs
Methodologie Online
Unterrichtsstunden 50h
Dauer 60 Days
Beginn nach Wahl
  • Kurs
  • Online
  • 50h
  • Dauer:
    60 Days
  • Beginn:
    nach Wahl

It is everyone’s dream to take one of his or her beloved hobbies and turn it into a flourishing career. Writing for the screen and stage can be a very lucrative career, if you know what you are doing. Our online Screenwriting & Playwriting course is exactly what you need to finally stop talking about that screenplay or play you are going to write and do it. All it takes is a penchant for storytelling, and a leap of faith. A great screenwriter or playwright is an individual who:

Knows how to tell a good story
Gets inspired by the world around him/her
Has a creative and unique mind
Has an eye and an ear for human behaviour, and human motivation
Is in touch with his or her own feelings and emotions

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Welche Ziele verfolgt der Kurs?

Everyday, a new writer is pitching a script or developing a play based on their own words and ideas, so why can’t you? If you have an idea for a new story, we will help you understand the best way to cultivate and develop it. If you don’t have an idea yet, we can give you strategies that will help you get inspired. Our online course will help you:

Get inspired
Understand how to write for the screen and stage
Create unique and real life characters
Develop a strong plot
Learn to write engaging and realistic dialogue
Find your voice and style
Cure writer’s block

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Meinungen über diesen Kurs

Margaret Gamez
Das Beste: TESOL course was great and I was also quite pleased that my supervisor accepted the certificate as fulfillment of the recently implemented certification requirement at the school where I have been working for 26 years.
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Kurs abgeschlossen: März 2018
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*Erhaltene Meinungen durch Emagister & iAgora

Was lernen Sie in diesem Kurs?

Creative Thinking
Creative Writing
Creative techniques
Story Writing
Writing Skills


Course Programme

Module 1: Inspiring yourself
  • Where to get inspired
  • How to spark your ideas
  • Proper brainstorming techniques
  • How to vet your ideas

Module 2: Starting to write
  • Logline
  • Thematic Question
  • Creating characters
  • Tone
  • Scene construction
  • Treatment

Module 3: How to write a screenplay
  • Understanding three act structure
  • Beat sheet
  • “Scriptment”
  • Scene and action description
  • Dialogue
  • Approaches to writing a script

Module 4: Writing for the stage
  • Play structures
  • Action description
  • Direction description elements
  • Stage limitations and advantages

Module 5: Creating characters
  • Back story
  • Character goal
  • Character tension
  • Finding your character’s voice
  • Dialogue

Module 6: Story development
  • Developing themes
  • Realistic and exciting conflicts
  • Outlining vs. writing as you go
  • Powerful climaxes
  • Resolutions or non resolutions

Module 7: Find your voice
  • Know your audience
  • Know your purpose
  • Choosing a point of view
  • What is your style?

Module 8: Developing your setting
  • Where?
  • When?
  • Using the setting to express depth
  • Story, characters, and themes for setting

Module 9: Unique structures
  • Non linear narratives
  • Unreliable narrators
  • Distinctive points of view
  • Writing for a social or geographical dialect

Module 10: Tricks to avoid writer’s block
  • Free writing
  • Removing yourself
  • Reading
  • Change your scenery