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COURSE DESCRIPTION

Screenwriting: The First Act

This course guides attendees through the process of executing a step outline and drafting a first act, including developing their story, articulating the dramatic idea, plot, structure, character, and action, and translating that into a working outline.

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INSTRUCTOR: LOREN-PAUL CAPLIN

Screenwriter, director, playwright, composer-lyricist; feature film writing credits include The Lucky Ones and History of the World in 8 Minutes (writing and directing), Lost Angels (original story), and Battle in the Erogenous Zone; (cowriter/coproducer); his stage plays include The Presidents (co-author with Ron Nessen), Sunday's Child, and Gangs (book, lyrics, music); also teaches at Columbia and NYU.

Amazing Weekend

For Writers In All

Medium of Story