Overview

In light of recent events and in support of the health and safety of our students, our instructors, and our staff during the Covid-19 pandemic, LMU Summer Programs has made the decision to move entirely online this summer. 

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.

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Cost and Session Information

Session Dates: June 28, 2020 - July 11, 2020 

In light of recent events and in support of the health and safety of our students, our instructors, and our staff during the Covid-19 pandemic, LMU Summer Programs has made the decision to move entirely online this summer. 

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