Develop Your Screenplay | Thu 19 Jan to Thu 2 Mar | 6.30-8.30pm | £90 (6 wks) | 16+ yrs | Tutor Becca Ellson | Digital Lounge
This is the third in a series of screenwriting courses at Brewery Arts which offer bespoke guidance and feedback to writers with a screenplay (in whatever state it may be in!) in a supportive environment, to develop a confident piece of work which is ready for an audience.
What will the class cover and how will it be taught?
Over 6 weeks, we will use development processes including guided feedback, stream-of-consciousness exercises, table reads, professional formatting tips and techniques to activate and visualise your story on the page.
The course can be taken on your terms, and we will demystify the industry and share resources for getting your script read and pitching if that is what you’re ready for.
Come prepared to share your work in a supportive guided writers’ room environment.
Who is it suitable for?
Screenwriters who have a first draft of a feature film or tv pilot and wish to develop it further.
Please note there are no sessions during the week beginning 20 February 2023.
What do I need to bring?
A laptop or pen and paper.
Are there any additional costs?
About the tutor
With 25 years of experience in film and TV and with over 25 credits as a Development Producer and Script Editor, Becca Ellson has worked with the BFI, BBC, Lighthouse and countless independent filmmakers to develop films which have garnered multiple awards and nominations including 6 BAFTA nominations, an Academy Award nomination, a Cannes Critiques Week Canal+ winner and a Welsh BAFTA winner.
Becca’s scripts have been performed on stage and screen and she currently has several screenplays in funded and non-funded development. Becca worked for several years for Guiding Lights, the UK film industry’s high-profile mentoring scheme, and was a tutor in screenwriting at Ravensbourne College, University of London. She is currently a part-time tutor in film production at Kendal College and continuing to work freelance as a writer.
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