Odyssey: Introduction to Screenwriting for Film and Television

This all-day working seminar will introduce writers to what they need to know to write a full-length screenplay. The class will cover professional screenplay format, the proper definition of a scene, the crucial differences between cinematic and theatrical dialogue, and how to create compelling, three-dimensional and memorable characters, story structure, text and subtext, plot points, and cinematic pacing. Film clips will be shown and analyzed to illustrate these points. Writing and discussion are shared in a constructive and supportive environment. Estimated course materials cost is $20.

919.160.01 Homewood campus
Saturday, May 12, 9 a.m. to noon and 1:30 to 4:30 p.m.
Cost: $99 (one session)

JHU full-time faculty/staff are eligible for 80 percent tuition remission. Spouse/same-sex domestic partners are eligible for 50 percent. You will be unable to register online and receive the discount. Contact 410-516-8516, for more details.