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Creating Powerful Story Outlines: Character Driving Plot

At a Glance

  • This webinar is for writers getting ready to outline a project before writing script pages
  • This webinar offer a set of tools to bring strong and evocative characters to the page
  • Writers should watch this webinar to create a solid story outline before they begin their script

ABOUT THE WEBINAR

Writing is hard work, and it will always be hard work. However, a solid outline will make sure that your sweat and tears are pushing your screenplay in the right direction. In “Creating Powerful Story Outlines: Character Driving Plot,” expert screenwriter and educator Tom Benedek will use strong examples of character driven writing craft from recent films to illustrate best practices in creating a screenplay outline. He will teach ways to enhance plot movement through character driven action and offer writing exercises to build out character driven stories for the screen. This webinar will help screenwriters and novelists who are seeking to push the limits of their characters and story elements as well as filmmakers and story creators aiming for human resonance and emotional grounding in their projects.

WHAT YOU’LL LEARN:

  • How to use characters to drive a compelling plot
  • Ways to push the limits of your characters
  • How to construct a solid outline so that you won’t waste time in the writing process
  • Tips on how to approach revising a script outline
  • Ways to create an emotional grounding for audiences

WHO SHOULD WATCH?

  • Writers working on a script outline
  • Writers starting out on a script rewrite
  • All writers interested in bringing stronger characters into script or writing projects
  • Beginning, intermediate, advanced, and professional screenwriters
  • Screenwriters, novelists seeking to push the limits of their characters and story elements
  • Filmmakers, screen story creators aiming for human resonance and emotional grounding in their projects

Product Details

  • Date available: 09/11/2014
  • Publication date: 09/11/2014
  • Return policy: This item is not eligible for return.

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Meet the Author: Tom Benedek

Tom Benedek wrote the screenplay for Cocoon, The Adventures of Pinocchio, and other films. In addition to teaching the craft of screenwriting, Tom has interviewed dozens of agents, managers, production execs, working screenwriters for his Network Hollywood class at ScreenWritingMasterClass.com. He has written screenplays for Robert Zemeckis, Lawerence Kasdan, Lili Fini Zanuck and Richard Zanuck, David Brown, Ron Howard, Martin Scorsese, Sydney Pollack, Richard Rush, Harold Ramis, Lauren Schuler Donner and Richard Donner, Ray Stark, and many more.

He is a member of the Writers’ Guild of America, West and the Writers’ Branch of the Academy of Moti...

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