Screenwriting: Your Film To Life
Location: Al Makan
Date: May 13,14,16,17,19
ALL APPLICANTS WILL GO THROUGH AN APPROVAL PROCESS - to secure your selection please answer the below requests by emailing us on firstname.lastname@example.org
- your biography (100 words max)
- Any writing experience? (if so, tell us more)
- links to previous work (writing or films) (if any)
The lab spread over 5 intensive days. It offers the tools that result in a strong narrative short film screenplay while focusing on the individual’s unique voice as screenwriter through a series of exercises. It allows participants to develop their storytelling potential, their criticism faculty and their technical proficiency.
Participants can either come in with an idea or come up with one during the lab. By the end of the lab, each participant is expected to have the first draft of their screenplay completed.
All participants will receive certificates of completion by Cinephilia Productions and Nuqat.
Day 1: Theme and three acts structure
Day 2: Synopsis, Treatment, creative statement
Day 3: Character development
Day 4: Sequencing events
Day 5: Dialogue: subtext & interior monologue | Formatting
1. Come up with just an idea of a short film in mind or come up with something during the workshop
2. Develop your idea into a film first draft script
Who can attend the workshop?
. Writers, storytellers, filmmakers, screenwriters, journalists, playwrights, bloggers…
. No screenwriting experience required
. Must have an idea for a short film