HomeFront BannerTHE WRITER’S BOOT CAMP Professional Actors Studio November 18, 2016 Front Banner, Special Events Learn how to prepare a festival-quality feature film for under $7,500 from professional acting and filmmaking instructors in Atlanta! This workshop is designed to teach you how to enter the filmmaking industry in six, focused sessions. Week 1: Scriptwriting 101 What is Storytelling? Where did it originate? Brief history of film/TV. What is a Hollywood movie? What is a screenplay? Screenplay structure and format. Defining your movie. Log lines. The metric movie script. Week 2: Building the Perfect Blueprint What to write. How to write. Your screenwriting schedule and why it’s important. Initial concepts. Preparing your outline. The all-important first 10 pages. From scenario to script. Week 3: Writing the Feature Film Overcoming obstacles. Scene structure. Character arcs. Back story. Opening moments they won’t forget. Inciting incidents. Spielberg’s Act 2. The crucial third act. Star Trek endings. Tags/Denouement. Week 4: Rewrites What is a rewrite? Why your first draft is not a screenplay until you’ve done at least one rewrite. First drafts, rewrites, and polishes. Scene length. Notes – how to use them, what to use. Week 5: Post Script Possibilities Who buys scripts? Who’s opinion counts? WGA info. How do I sell it and to whom? Hollywood contacts? What happens after I sell it? Letting my child/script go. How scripts get changed. Star power. Same script/many versions. The real role of the screenwriter. Week 6: From Page to Performance Our advanced actors will perform a 5-10 page scene(s) from your script. You will get an idea of how well your script translates from the page to performance. Proactor’s Studio will also provide a complimentary full script backers table read at our studio location, and $200 for outstanding writing. About The Instructor: Coming soon! Our terrific instructor is working on whipping up a bio that will help you get to know them a little better! Check back here soon to find out more about our top-tier boot camp instructor. Next 6-Week Course Schedule to be Announced Soon! Call 404-943-1873 if you have additional questions. The cost for the entire course is $350.