04/19 Screenwriting Craft with Marni Freedman

Date: First class is Saturday, April 19, 2014 Time: 12pm to 2pm Number of sessions: 6 -- Saturdays,April 19, 26, may 10, 17, 24, 31 Members: $180 Nonmembers: $216 Location: Inspirations Gallery, NTC at Liberty Station 2730 Historic Decatur Rd. Barracks 16, Suite 204 San Diego, CA 92106
Come Learn the Craft Of Screenwriting with Marni!
Have you ever dreamed of taking your work to the big screen?
This fun and interactive workshop will include:
  • Secrets to dialogue that pops off the page
  • Fulfilling the promise of the core premise
  • How to be original while still utilizing classic screenplay structure
  • How to deliver a sound character arc
  • Flashbacks, Voice Over and WGA FORMAT
  • Maximizing your Genre
  • Utilizing the Beat Sheet.- a vital tool that will shape your screenwriting forever
  • Theme, Subtext and Conflict
  • Crafting individual scenes (the blueprint of a scene)
  • Read and critique of written scenes
This class continues where Screenwriting I left off. If you did not take the class, please contact Marni prior to receive a beat sheet.  This class will focus on writing scenes, crafting dialogue, and fleshing out characters rather than overall structure.

marniMarni Freedman is a produced, published and award winning writer. After graduating as an award winning student from the USC School of Filmic Writing, Marni began her career with her play, “Two Goldsteins on Acid,” which was produced in Los Angeles. She worked as a script doctor for Fox Searchlight, Disney, and other film companies and worked as a script agent for the Mary Sue Seymour Agency. One of her plays was made into a film, “Playing Mona Lisa,” and was produced by Disney. She has published articles in several magazines and online sites, worked as a ghost writer for a “how to” book series and is currently in demand as a book editor and script doctor. Currently, around San Diego, you can find Marni teaching writing workshops at San Diego Writers Ink, UCSD Extension and running the popular San Diego Screenwriter’s group, The Writer’s Circle.

PLEASE NOTE: It is best to register early to help our instructors prepare and ensure the class does not get cancelled or shifted to another date and time. We evaluate registration numbers between 7 and 3 days before a class start to decide about whether to keep or reschedule it.  By registering 7 days or more in advance, you help us help our participants and instructors in many ways.