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Creating Compelling Emotional Conflict

At a Glance

  • During this webinar you will learn how to construct central emotional conflicts to hook your audience
  • Gain an insight into how the emotional dilemmas facing your characters drive successful storytelling
  • Discover how you can plot the emotional journey of your protagonist and understand how these skills work in all genres and make stories compelling and successful

Many screenwriters focus on the rising conflict of the plot while foregoing the emotional stakes of their characters. Building the emotional conflicts of central characters is what moves an audience and creates films that are truly memorable and commercially successful.  You will learn practical tools to make an audience connect with your characters on a deep, primal level. 

The webinar will be taught by Glenn M. Benest, award winning screenwriter and one of Los Angeles’ most popular instructors of screenwriting workshops.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:

  • How to establish the emotional stakes of a story as early as possible
  • How to set up those emotional conflicts that ebb and flow and finally bring closure to a character’s inner struggle
  • How to create the character arc
  • The mosts successful form of character conflict: the dilemma
  • How to delineate compelling flaws in a protagonist’s make-up without losing the audience’s sympathy for that character
  • How plot relates to the character arc of your protagonist

WHO SHOULD ATTEND:

  • Writers who want to learn how to create successful, compelling characters
  • Writers who want to bring more emotional depth to their stories
  • Writers who want to break the mold of formulaic writing
  • Writers who want to learn the keys to screenwriting that are commercial as well as artistically successful
  • Writers who want to learn how the step-by-step tools of building a dynamic, compelling protagonist

Product Details

  • Date available: 06/16/2014
  • Publication date: 06/16/2014
  • Return policy: This item is not eligible for return.

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The following items are not returnable: Hollywood Creative Directories, DVDs (opened), and Gift Certificates.

Meet the Author: Glenn M. Benest

Glenn M. Benest is an award-winning writing producer with seven produced screenplays, including two that were directed by Wes Craven. His independent film, HUNGRY HEARTS, was nominated for numerous awards at film festivals throughout the country and is being distributed internationally by Shoreline Entertainment. Mr. Benest is a celebrated lecturer and instructor and his professional screenwriting workshops have launched six feature films, including SCREAM and EVENT HORIZON.

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Details: Take your writing to the next level! Without the proper foundation, you cannot connect with your readers on an emotional level. In this collection, you will have a variety of intensive tools and techniques for instilling emotion into plots, characters, dialogue, and settings in order to achieve that WOW! feeling in your story. These tools will keep you focused on the heart and soul of your work so that plot, character, and theme create a unified story.