- Listing Type: Summer Programs
- Destination: United States
- Program Delivery: Residential
- Provided By: College
- Session Start: June, July
- Session Length: Two Weeks
- Entering Grade: 11th, 12th
- Gender: Coed
- Category: Academic
- Selective: No
- Ages: 16, 17, 18
- Minimum Cost: > $3,000
- Application Deadline: 03/15/22
Coupled with analytical viewings of movies students will have the chance to discuss the art, craft, and business of being a writer in the film industry. Ideal for the highly motivated, students should enter this program open to meaningful collaboration, a willingness to offer and receive constructive criticism, and the desire to learn.
2022 applications will open November 15, 2021.
Under the guidance of full time faculty, who are also professional screenwriters, students will broaden their writing skills, develop their unique voices, and learn the basic elements of screenwriting. Structure, character development, dialogue, descriptive action, formatting, and genre will be explored and put into practice in a supportive online workshop environment, coupled with analytical viewings of popular movies, both classic and contemporary, and discussions about the art, craft, and business of being a writer in the motion picture industry. Ideal for the highly motivated, students should enter this program open to honest and meaningful collaboration with peers, a willingness to offer and receive constructive criticism, and the desire to learn while having fun.
Participants will be taken through a full development process, and leave the program with a completed short screenplay and deepened understanding of cinematic storytelling.
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Cost and Session Information
Session Dates: June 26 - July 9, 2022 or July 17 - July 30, 2022
Summer 2022 costs will be finalized in October 2021.
*This program is resdential, however if you are interested in attending an online Beginning Screenwriting program in summer 2022, please visit our website at http://summer.lmu.edu/onlinescreenwriting