Wendall Thomas Talks Scripts: STRUCTURE: FIVE TECHNIQUES TO IMPROVE SCENE WRITING

(MIFF 2017, Industry)

Wendall Thomas Talks Scripts: STRUCTURE: FIVE TECHNIQUES TO IMPROVE SCENE WRITING

What are the elements that burn certain film scenes into our collective memory? What do the goodbye in Casablanca, Dorothy clicking her red heels in Wizard of Oz, the leap off the cliff in Butch Cassidy & the Sundance Kid, the 'deli orgasm' in When Harry Met Sally, the twist competition in Pulp Fiction, or a boy floating in the arms of a drug dealer in Moonlight have in common?

Strong screen writing is the foundation of successful screenplays. Even perfectly-structured scripts can fail to connect to producers and audiences if the scenes are flat. This seminar examines the alchemy of great scene writing, offering five specific techniques that can make your scenes more memorable and effective.

Please note: Tickets for this event are non-refundable and unable to be exchanged. MIFF passes are not valid for this event.


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