Crash Course: Scriptwriting

Instructor: Oreathia Smith

Do you have ideas for a movie or TV show, but you can't seem to get started writing your dream project? Have you started a script but never finished? Or you've never written anything close to a script, yet you want to? Crash Course in Scriptwriting is the class for you. 


Course Outline: 

--Discuss course participants' project goals and read excerpts of three scripts (both produced and still in production)

--Learn screenplay format

--Practice writing various types of scenes

--Learn 3-Act Structure/8-Sequence Method


Class Limit is 20.

$ 85.00

Biography: Oreathia Smith is a scriptwriter. She received her BA in English from Millsaps College (Jackson, MS) and her MFA in Writing for the Screen and Television from the University of Southern California (Los Angeles, CA). Oreathia was a writer on Issa Rae's hit web-series Mis-Adventures of an Awkward Black Girl (she created the beloved character "White Jay"). In 2016, Oreathia's script Mona. Richy. Robby. And Ray was selected over 4,000 scripts to win the BlueCat Screenplay Writing Contest. Oreathia has been teaching scriptwriting since graduating from USC in 2011, and will continue to do so at Agnes Scott College in the Spring of 2019.

Contact Information:

Date(s): Saturday, March 2

Class time: 10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Type of Class: Crash Course

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