Course curriculum

  • 1

    Script formatting and style

    • Format your script like a pro

    • Screenwriting software

    • Review of the best free screenwriting software

    • Setting descriptions

    • Exercise: Write a description of a setting

    • Character introductions

    • Exercise: Introduce one of your characters

    • Action!

    • Exercise: Describe yourself as a character in action

    • Sounds on the page

    • Exercise: Describe a sound

    • Dialogue

    • Exercise: Write a dialogue scene

    • Do your characters all sound the same?

    • Exercise: Polish your dialogue scene

    • Mixing direction with dialogue

    • Adding emotion

    • Formatting dialogue

    • Exercise: Polish your scene

Course materials

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