Course curriculum

  • 1

    A story is...

    • Introduction to The Art of Film Writing

    • Exploring the reasons you connect to characters

    • Exercise: Exploring the reasons you connect to characters

    • Storytelling for the screen

    • What is a story?

    • A story in one page

    • Exercise: Your one-page story

    • Critiquing your own work

  • 2

    Telling original stories

    • The creative discipline of brainstorming

    • Unleashing your inner mad scientist

    • Exercise: Brainstorming from a prompt

    • Unleashing your inner critic

    • Exercise: Selecting your best ideas

    • Lego time

    • Exercise: Playing with your Legos

    • Log lines

    • Exercise: Write a log line

    • Mad Ideas

    • Exercise: Brainstorming Mad Ideas

    • Exercise: Your "hero changes" story

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