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Writing Viral Web SeriesScreenwriting Workshop with Alizée Musson

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Monday Monthly Script Development Workshops – with Theresa Boden

Writing Viral Web Series – Euroscript Screenwriting Workshop with Alizée Musson

Friday 30th November 10.30am – 5.30pm


Workshop Content: Today, the web is made of a wealth of original fictions. Both brands and media producers have a strong interest in developing video content to connect with global audiences online. This represents a great opportunity for screenwriters wanting to get their stories produced.  So how do you navigate this web content space?  As a writer, who can you approach to pitch your ideas to? What is the best narrative structure for online videos?

  • Through this course you will:
  • Learn how to create character-driven plots for online videos.
  • Develop a strong understanding of the narrative structure and pace of web fictions (from web-series to explainer videos).
  • Discover the latest online video trends and the key to going viral.
  • Learn who is commissioning online video content (from brands to broadcasters) and how you can approach them.
  • Develop a new or existing story concept for the web and get professional feedback.
  • Present your ideas to the group and practice your pitching skills.

You don't need to have a story idea to attend this course. Prior to the course, the tutor will email you a list of suggested web fictions to watch though this isn't mandatory.

Tutor: Alizée is a French script editor, writer, and translator working in both her mother tongue and English. Over the last year, she has worked closely with Nucco Brain studio who specialises in visual storytelling and producing animation for the web. Currently, she works as a freelancer for various international production companies.

Venue: New Prospect House, 8 Leake St, London SE1 7NN

Who’s it for? : Aimed at screenwriters and filmmakers interested in creating web series or to get an introduction into the genre.

Date: Friday 30th  November 10.30am – 5.30pm

Cost: 20% reduction for BECTU members £70 (£90 full price)

Booking: and further details http://www.euroscript.co.uk/writingviralwebfictions.html

 

Monday Monthly Script Development Workshops – with Theresa Boden

Got a script or script idea you want to develop ? Need some constructive criticism and feedback? Want to make your work the best it can possibly be – whether Feature Film, Short Film, TV Drama or Sitcom ? 

Bring your work along to Euroscript’s 3 hour Drop-In Project Development Workshops at BECTU. Whatever stage you’re at with your project or script. From intitial idea to finished script receive constructive criticism and help to develop it further. You’ll improve your writing, story assessment and editing skills by giving feedback to other writers with our professional script consultant leading the workshop.  
 
Workshop content: We allocate one tutor to up to six writers. Five days before the workshop you submit your work ( up to 30pp of a screenplay or 4 pages of a treatment and (optional) questions/points you’d like the group to considered )to be circulated to the other writers and our tutor. You will receive feedback from the other writers and tutor; and together we’ll a development plan, deadlines to focus you for each step and clear attainable goals to tackling the next draft. Full details at www.euroscript.co.uk/script-development.html

Who’s it for?

Screenwriters, Producers & Directors who want to improve their writing, story assessment and editing skills by giving and receiving constructive feedback guided by a professional script consultant.

What they say about it:

‘Each time I have gone, I have found new insights and helpful comments that have stimulated my creativity and given me fresh impetus. It is crucial to have feedback from other writers if you are to succeed as a writer.’ Stephen Curran, screenwriter

'An excellent way to keep you focused and moving forward with your writing. I know of no other workshop where you can get such useful, practical help with your script.' Catriona Craig, writer/director

Booking essential as places are strictly limited to 6 people per session.

Time: 1pm – 4.15pm

Dates 2019: 14 January, 11 February, 11 March, 8 April, 13 May, 10 June, 8 July, 12 August. Prices £45/ £40 Concessions/ £36 BECTU members (proof of membership required).

Venue - BECTU Sector Office, 373-377 Clapham Road, London, SW9 9BT

Cost – £45 /£40 industry concessions ( £36 for BECTU members).

Booking and further details: http://www.euroscript.co.uk/script-development.html For more details please contact theresa.boden@euroscript.co.uk

Screenwriter/script consultant Theresa Boden is an Executive member and script consultant for Euroscript and runs Euroscript’s script development workshops at the BFI. She has co-developed & co-ordinated screenwriting courses for the Film Council & Skillset, was the Film Tutor /Mentor for womens’ web channel Hybrid Lab, Visiting Tutor on the MA in Screenwriting at LCC, and is currently Screenwriting Judge for Underwire Film Festival.

Location

London.

Qualification

No qualification.

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