Loyola Marymount University offers a unique 2024 summer program with courses that range from Acting for the Camera to Entrepreneurship. Be sure to check our site for additional program details...(more)
- Listing Type: Summer Programs
- Destination: United States
- Program Delivery: Residential, Online
- Provided By: College
- Session Start: June, July
- Session Length: Two Weeks
- Entering Grade: 11th, 12th
- Gender: Coed
- Category: Academic
- Sub-Categories: Writing, Arts
- Selective: Yes
- Ages: 16, 17, 18
- Minimum Cost: > $3,000
- Career Clusters: Arts, Audio/Video Technology, and Communications
- Credit Awarded: No
- Meeting: Schedule a Meeting
Students will have the chance to discuss the art, craft, and business of being a writer in the film industry. Ideal for the highly motivated, students should enter this program open to meaningful collaboration, a willingness to offer and receive constructive criticism, and the desire to learn.
Applications for summer 2024 open November 15th, 2023 and close March 15th, 2024.
Under the guidance of full-time faculty, who are also professional screenwriters, students will broaden their writing skills, develop their unique voices, and learn the basic elements of screenwriting. Structure, character development, dialogue, descriptive action, formatting, and genre will be explored and put into practice in a supportive online workshop environment, coupled with analytical viewings of popular movies, both classic and contemporary, and discussions about the art, craft, and business of being a writer in the motion picture industry. Ideal for the highly motivated, students should enter this program open to honest and meaningful collaboration with peers, a willingness to offer and receive constructive criticism, and the desire to learn while having fun.
Participants will be taken through a full development process, and leave the program with a completed short screenplay and a deepened understanding of cinematic storytelling.
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Cost and Session Information
Two-week, residential, non-credit bearing:
Session 1 Dates: June 23-July 6, 2024
Session 2 Dates: July 14-July 27, 2024
There is an online option, which will be offered from July 15- July 26, 2024.
Summer 2024 cost is $5,800.