The 2nd Edition
WRITING SHORT FILMS
and Content for Screenwriters
- Learn the differences between feature
and short films
- Discover structural considerations
particular to the short
- Find a strategy for creating the
short script you want to share.
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festivals Linda's students' have won awards in and hear what they have to
Today in Hollywood it's easier to get an agent, producer or
studio exec to watch a short film than it is to read a screenplay.
Shorts take less time, and if they're good, they're more
The short has launched the careers of Spielberg, Coppola,
Scorsese, and recently South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone, Billy
Bob Thorton (Some Folks Call it a Sling Blade), 405 co-directors and
writers Bruce Branit and Jeremy Hunt.
Why not you?
Great Shorts Start the Way Great Features do -- With a
Writing Short Films starts with the basics and takes you
through structural strategies particular to short form filmmaking.
- The best shorts are simple though their
ideas may be complex
- The principles for writing a short
are the same as a feature, but the rules aren't
can deal with controversial themes mainstream films avoid
- Conflict must set up immediately
Get the Story Out of your Head and Down on Paper
Writing Short Films will give you tools to approach your
ideas, and help you focus them to begin writing and take the first step toward
making your film.
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