Do you have an idea for a screenplay, but don't know how to begin? Are you intimidated when you sit down at your keyboard? Don't know the difference between subtext and subplots? Can't afford the screenwriting classes at the local schools?Then this is the group for you.

The goal of this group is to help beginning screenwriters to complete their first script. In a workshop setting, we will work on the fundamentals of screenwriting. Through a series of weekly meeting , we will watch movies, read scripts and do writing exercises to develop your screenwriting skills. We will work in a small group setting. By the end of the 8 weeks, you should have a finished short screenplay.

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  • September 30, 2013 · 6:00 PM

    Character - Who is the person and why do I care?

    2 Beginning Screenwriters

    Hi Everyone - Summer is over and it is time to get back to work. We will review and continue our discussion on character. The success of your screenplay will greatly... Learn more
  • July 22, 2013 · 6:00 PM

    Character - Let's Meet our Hero's

    4 Beginning Screenwriters

    Hello Budding Screenwriters, We start our discussion on Character - how to create a strong, compelling character that your audience can't help but want to follow. Your... Learn more
  • July 8, 2013 · 6:00 PM

    Structure - What holds it all together

    2 Beginning Screenwriters

    Structure - What holds it all together. We will delve into the three act structure and delve into the elements of each Act. We will continue the discussion of the... Learn more
  • June 17, 2013 · 6:00 PM

    Deeper into the Rabbit Hole

    3 Beginning Screenwriters

    Dear Budding Writers - Now that you have your elements of a screenplay, and understand how to create compelling characters, we will begin our discussion of Structure,... Learn more
  • June 3, 2013 · 6:00 PM

    Continuing the journey

    4 Beginning Screenwriters | 5.00

    Dear  Budding Writer's - We will go over the topics discussed in the first session - and continue to examine the elements of a screenplay and their proper use Time... Learn more
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