7 Day Screenplay: The Complete Guide to Writing Short Films

7 Day Screenplay: The Complete Guide to Writing Short Films

7 Day Screenplay: The Complete Guide to Writing Short Films

Write a Professional Short Film in 7 Days. No Experience Required.

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What you’ll learn

  • How to generate story ideas from scratch
  • Basic story structure for short film screenplays
  • Invent unique characters and plots that people will love
  • How to write a great story that actually works
  • How to write a logline and treatment
  • 5 Basic elements of any screenplay format
  • Write a professionally formatted 5-10 page screenplay using Celtx
  • Top Tips for improving your writing, characters, plot, formatting and rewriting

 

Requirements

  • A working laptop or desktop computer (Mac or PC)
  • A great, positive attitude and willingness to learn something new!
  • Sign up for Celtx

 

Description

This short film writing course will teach you how to write and format amazing short films in 7 days with NO PREVIOUS EXPERIENCE REQUIRED.

How?

Our course is designed to get your started generating ideas and writing short films using a series of worksheets that will get you practical results in the fastest, easiest most organic way possible. These worksheets are contained in your course workbook that contains over 20 pages of additional materials used to write, structure, and develop your own short film ideas from scratch. This workbook and is available for FREE when you sign up for the course.

Master Short Film Writing Techniques to Create Extraordinary Stories!

There are lots of screenwriting courses, lectures and workshops that require a background in screenwriting but it’s hard to find a comprehensive course like our that is for beginner and intermediate writers with limited experience.

So, whether you are new to screenwriting or just looking to take your scripts to the next level, this course will help you get the value you’re looking for at a fraction of the price and time it takes using traditional methods.

What will you learn:

  • How to breakdown the essential elements of any short film

  • How to write a great story that works

  • How to generate story ideas from scratch

  • How to write a professional log line and treatment

  • Basic structure for short film screenplays

  • Invent clever and unique characters that people will love

  • 5 Basic elements of any screenplay format

  • Write a professionally formatted 5-10 page screenplay using Celtx

  • Top Tips for improving your writing, characters, plot, formatting and rewriting

Improve Your Storytelling Skills, Start Writing Right Away and Take Your Skills to the Next Level!

Short films are becoming one of the fastest ways to get started making movies that can jump start your career in the industry. Short films now reach millions of fans worldwide who are eager and ready to watch your stories come to life.

Expensive film schools and workshops will ask you for thousands of dollars to enroll in courses that teach you more about theory than practical writing skills. Stop wasting your time and money. This course is designed to teach you how to start writing professionally written short films for a fraction of the price and time.

Our course is for beginners looking for an affordable, simple and fast solution to start their career writing movies today. This course is also for students looking to strengthen their narrative storytelling skills to take them to the next level. Whether this is your first time or not, this course is for you.

So what will you learn in this class?

We get started right away by generating a quick exercise intended to show you just how easy it is to generate a story with little to no experience required!

On Day 2 and 3 we cover the basic, intermediate, and advanced fundamentals of how to create loglines, unique characters and plots that people love.

On Day 4 we will put your character and plot ideas together to generate a film treatment.

Finally, on Day 5, 6 and 7 we will teach you how to write a professional screenplay using a step-by-step guide to Celtx and real world examples.

We’ve also uploaded free preview videos for you to watch at any time.

At the end of the course, you will master screenwriting and storytelling from start to finish whether you are a beginner or intermediate level writer.

Who is the Instructor?

Jason Georgiades is an award-winning filmmaker and University film school educator whose work was bought, sold, and viewed on the biggest channels and platforms on the market today. He received his B.A. in Studio Arts from the University of Pittsburgh and his M.F.A. degree in Film Directing from the School of Film and Video at the California Institute of the Arts in Valencia, CA. His award winning films have screened internationally and obtained commercial distribution. He has produced work in association with HBO films, Hollywood Reporter, Vice Media, Burton Snowboards, The Orchard, Gunpowder & Sky, Red Bull, Attention and Warner Bros. Music and Film. He is the co-founder of two production companies Do Less Media, LLC. (USA) and Ancient Farmer LTD. (Europe).

With over 16 years of industry knowledge and training, Jason will teach you the best and easiest way to write a great short film that works with little to no experience required.


 

Who this course is for

  • Beginner to intermediate screenwriters and storytellers
  • Movie enthusiasts

 

Course content

  • Course Orientation
    • Intro to the Course and Easy Story Exercise!
    • Download Workbook
    • “Through Fire She Calls” Real World Example
    • “Through Fire She Calls” Script Breakdown
    • Workbook and Worksheets
    • About This Course
    • Why Short Films?
    • Learning Objectives
    • 7 Day Screenplay System Explained
    • Course Tips for Success
  • Day 1: Finding Your Story
    • Day 1 Goals and Story Purpose
    • Be Poetic, Be Emotional!
    • What is Story?
    • Promoting Values, Truth, Message or Theme
    • Aesop’s Fables
    • Tips on Message
    • Step 1: Theme and Message
    • How to Find a Message or Theme
    • What if?
    • Conclusion
  • Day 2: Character Basics
    • Day 2 Goals
    • Questions That Must Be Answered…
    • Who is Your Character?
    • What Does My Character Want?
    • Tips For Creating a Great Character Want
    • What Does My Character Need?
    • Tips For Creating Great Inner Needs
    • Why Do They Want It?
    • Establishing Motive
    • How Do They Go About Getting It?
    • What Stops Them?
    • What Are The Consequences?
    • Building Your Character
    • 4 Main Character Pillars
    • Character Want, Need, Motive (review)
    • Inciting Incident
    • Character Revelation
    • Character Traits
    • 5 Ways To Create An Interesting Character
    • Character Summary: Walter White
    • Conclusion
  • Day 3: Plot Structure
    • Day 3 Goals
    • Introduction to Story
    • Story Mapping
    • 9 Key Story Map Points
    • Plotting Your Map
    • Cause and Effect
    • Setup
    • 5 Ways to Create a Great Setup!
    • Call to Action
    • Act Breaks
    • Scenes
    • Putting it All Together
    • Midpoint Complications
    • 5 Ways to Create a Great Midpoint!
    • Crisis
    • Tips for Creating a Great Crisis!
    • Climax and Catharsis
    • Tips for Creating a Great Ending!
    • Tips for Short Film Writing
    • Conclusion
  • Day 4: Treatment
    • Day 4 Goals
    • Days 1 – 3 (Review)
    • 9 Key Story Map Points (Review)
    • Treatment Overview
    • Creating a Treatment
    • 5 Ways to Create a Great Treatment!
    • Conclusion
  • Day 5: Screenwriting I
    • Day 5 Goals
    • What is a Screenplay?
    • 5 Basic Elements of a Script
    • Title Page
    • 5 Basic Elements Script Example
    • 5 Basic Elements Script Exercise
    • Sign Up For Celtx!
    • Conclusion
  • Day 6: Screenwriting II
    • Day 6 Goals
    • The Unfortunate Case of Mr. Mills
    • Sign Up for Celtx!
    • Setting up Your Profile and Project
    • Celtx Layout
    • Quick Navigation Tip
    • Upper Menu Bar and Formatting Options
    • Formatting Your Title Page
    • Screenwriting Demo
    • Additional Formatting
  • Day 7: Revisions and Writing Tips
    • Day 7 Goals
    • Now What?!
    • Evaluating the Basics
    • Evaluating Character
    • Evaluating Plot
    • 5 Tips for Great Rewrites!
    • 5 Tips for Great Dialogue!
    • Thank You!
    • Certification

 

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