WHAT IS A SCENE?
Basic definitions, where they come from, and how you link them together to form beat sheets, treatments, and synopses
HOW ARE SCENES STRUCTURED?
Detailed dive into the DNA of scenes – how they are put together and what they can teach you
Periodic Structure – what is it, and what can it teach you
Subversion of Expectation
How good scene structure can completely change the emotional power of a script
The Character’s Perspective
How to approach scenes from a character’s point of view. How that can revolutionise your story
Mise – en – Scene
Scene and image – the vital link
Fighting traditional structure
Creating Propulsive Drive
How to assemble scenes to give story a whole new level of power
How to cut from one scene to another to create an armoury of narrative effects.
“J Cuts and L Cuts”. Bringing the language of cinema to your script
The Language of Scene Description
How the way you write a scene down can transform your work
How you tie writing and production together to create a system of mutual support. Recap and final exercise
Who is this for?
Writers, Script Editors, Story Editors, Development Executives, Executive Producers, Commissioners
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All Online Programmes will be conducted in English