Introduction to Screenwriting for Short Films

16 Videos (1h 36m)
  • Screenwriting with James Franco

    • Trailer

      01:18

    • Storytelling: Communicating a Narrative

      06:59

    • Storytelling: Creative License

      04:09

    • Storytelling: Finding Inspiration from Adaptation

      07:50

    • Storytelling: Your Screenwriting Project

      07:43

    • Impact Through Narrative: Delivering Impact

      06:10

    • Impact Through Narrative: Dialogue

      04:02

    • Impact Through Narrative: Screenwriting as a Collaborative Medium

      04:10

    • The Details: Building Your Budget

      09:42

    • The Details: Building Your Crew

      05:41

    • The Details: Timeline

      02:54

    • The Details: Software & Formatting

      05:02

    • Pitching: Writing a Logline

      08:19

    • Pitching: Drafting a Treatment

      05:59

    • Pitching: The Pitch

      06:20

    • Pitching: Ask Yourself This

      09:12

Class Project: Write a screenplay for an 8-minute short film.

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About This Class

I’ve been involved in the world of film since 2007 - acting, directing, producing, writing and teaching. In 2005 I started Rabbit Bandini Productions with my former acting school classmate, Vince Jolivette. Together we’ve produced upwards of 40 films, running the gamut from dramas to comedies; feature-le... Read More

Published on Tue, Apr 1st 2014