Odyssey: Introduction to Screenwriting for Film and Television

This screenwriting seminar will introduce writers to what they need to know to write a full-length screenplay. We will cover professional screenplay format; the proper definition of a scene; the crucial differences between cinematic and theatrical dialogue; how to create compelling, three-dimensional, and memorable characters; and story structure—text and subtext, plot points, and cinematic pacing. Many clips will be shown and analyzed to illustrate points. The seminar focuses on writing and group discussions in a constructive and supportive environment. Estimated course material fee is $50.

919.160.01 Four sessions Wednesday, Nov. 12 to Dec. 10, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Cost is $136.

JHU full-time faculty/staff or eligible for 80% tuition remission. Please note, you are unable to register online and receive the discount.

For more information, contact 410-516-8516.