This course is based on activity teaching and workshop approach.
This course is designed for participants with no experience or with one year or less prior training in Screenwriting. This foundation course aims to equip students with basic concepts and techniques for writing short scripts for film, and to differentiate the differences between writing for film and for other media. Narrative elements such as theme and angle, characterisation, visual structure and emotion, and dialogue writing will be studied. The instructor will guide students to explore how to organise and write something from brief outlines to a full script, to grasp elementary filmic vision and listening, and to analyse relevant short films and scenes. The instructor will also introduce techniques in presenting an outline or a full script.
The course content includes:• Exploring the differences between writing for film, and writing for television and stage
• Developing story ideas, themes and angles
• Character and narrative description
• Structure and conflict
• Dialogue and scene development
Applicant must read EXCEL’s enrolment terms and conditions on http://excel.hkapa.edu/enrolment-terms-and-conditions
12 Jan 2021 - 16 Mar 2021
19:15 pm - 21:15 pm