Item #40: One Spot in 'Intro to Screenwriting' class

Join instructor Caitlin Durante (Bechdel Cast host, Master-degree-haver) for an online introductory screenwriting course! It's suitable for complete beginners, someone who needs a screenwriting refresher, someone who wants to be held accountable to write something, and everyone in between!

This eight-week class focuses on narrative feature-length film, and it covers crafting a story, structure, characterization, dialogue, theme, tone, screenplay format, and much, much more!

By the end of the course, students will finish the first draft of a treatment (a detailed synopsis) for an original feature-length screenplay. Treatments will be workshopped during class, and students will receive constructive feedback from their classmates and instructor.

Caitlin also offers Level 2, 3, and 4 courses, which are a continuation of 'Intro to Screenwriting' that encourage students to write and workshop the first draft of their feature-length screenplay, one act at a time.

Dates: Wednesdays - April 27, May 4, 11, 18, 25, June 1, 8, 15

Time: this section starts at 4pm PT / 7pm ET

Length: each session is 3 hours

Location: online via Zoom

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Caitlin Durante

Caitlin Durante is a Los Angeles-based writer, comedian, podcaster, instructor, and story analyst. A life-long movie buff, Caitlin has two degrees in film, including an MFA in Screenwriting from Boston University. When she’s not co-hosting The Bechdel Cast, a podcast that examines movies through an intersectional feminist lens, she teaches screenwriting classes, coaches writers one-on-one, and writes professional story notes on feature screenplays, pilots, spec scripts, short films, and more! Caitlin loves sandwiches and saw Paddington 2 in theaters four times.

Follow Caitlin on Twitter and visit her website!

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