Free Webinar: How to Write a Screenplay

Download How to Write a Screenplay, a free screenwriting webinar presented by Script  editor Jeanne Veillette Bowerman. 

Screenplay writing is vastly different than writing a novel or a short story. The filmmaking industry has a certain expectation of how a script for a movie is written. In our free How to Write a Screenplay webinar, you’ll receive expert advice on how to create a logline, how to structure an outline, and how to move your plot forward using your character’s inner journey. In this free webinar on writing a screenplay, we will break down the mysteries of script writing. 

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Writing Loglines: How to Pitch Your Screenplay

Beyond knowing proper structure and formatting, a screenwriter needs to boil an entire screenplay into a one-line pitch, called a logline or an elevator pitch. Knowing the key elements each story needs, and how to execute your concept, helps make a great first impression when you submit your script to a producer. We supply you with an easy-to-use “logline formula” in How to Write a Screenplay.

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Creating a Strong Screenplay Concept

Without a unique and original concept, your screenplay won’t be marketable. Learn how to bring your story idea to life and come up with enough ideas for conflicts to write a fully flushed out and compelling script. Whether you’re writing a romantic comedy, horror, drama or sci-fi, you need a marketable concept as your foundation.

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Outlining Your Screenplay

Once you learn the tricks of outlining, you’ll never have to worry about the blank page writer’s block again. Every story has a structure, and film scripts are no different. The film industry is accustomed to a certain storytelling foundation. Our free webinar draws from many of our top screenwriting resources to show you how to build a road map for your story and give executives what they crave – a script they can sell.

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Creating Complex Characters for the Screen

Your screenplay is more than just plot points. It’s your characters who drive the story and make the reader want to follow them on their journey. How to Write a Screenplay shares the must-have qualities your characters need to shine and attract A-list actors. Creating multi-dimensional and flawed characters is essential to grabbing your audience and making them root for your protagonist.

 

This free webinar, How to Write a Screenplay, will give you a step-by-step guide to help you achieve your writing goals and make writing a screenplay easier than you thought. Learn tricks for setting a realistic goal toward typing “FADE OUT.” When you download the webinar, you’ll also receive ScriptMag’s weekly newsletter as well as notices of sales at The Writers Store and class information for screenwriting courses.

How to Write a Screenplay is presented by ScriptMag Editor Jeanne Veillette Bowerman, who shares her personal process of screenplay writing. Jeanne has also worked with many screenwriting partners, is the co-founder of Twitter’s Scriptchat, and has recently written the narrative adaptation of the Pultizer Prize-winning book, Slavery by Another Name. The tips she gives are ones she has acquired over the years and uses herself when starting a new screenplay.

Don’t miss this opportunity to learn the proper script writing format to write a script for a movie that will make producers notice your talent.

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