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    LMU Pre-College Programs: Beginning Screenwriting

    LMU Pre-College Programs: Beginning Screenwriting

    Details

    • 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
    • Selective: Yes
    • Ages: 16, 17, 18
    • Minimum Cost: > $3,000
    • Credit Awarded: No
    • Meeting: Schedule a Meeting
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    Overview

    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 open November 15, 2022 for summer 2023! Apply by our March 15, 2023 deadline for the best chance at being placed in your top choice program.

    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 deepened understanding of cinematic storytelling.

    Visit our website for more details.

    Cost and Session Information

    Session Dates: June 25 - July 8, 2023 or July 16 - July 29, 2023

    We will be offering an online screenwriting option from June 26 - July 7, 2023. Visit our website for more information. 

    2023 Prices will be posted in November.