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screenwriting 1: creative track program

3ishbeirut

Wednesday, 9 September till Wednesday, 14 October 2015
FADE IN: Hamra Street
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WHAT IS THE FADE IN: CREATIVE TRACK PROGRAM?
The FADE IN: creative track program is the beginning of your creative lifestyle. It's a track that will lead you to success in the world of writing with huge results for your creativity. When you begin the track with an intensive intro course, you will have the tools you need to move on to the next step, where you will focus on a feature-length script, a series of shorts or a novel, with targeted goals to help you finish. Eventually, students on the track can continue to train with screenwriter and founder, Nadia Tabbara, in elite master's courses.

coming up:

SCREENWRITING I

In this 6 week course, students are introduced to the art of screenwriting and effective ...storytelling for movies. By the end of the 6-weeks, they will be well-versed in how to generate ideas, fight the myth of writer’s block, format a script, create believable characters and write realistically witty dialogue.

The class with screenwriter Jad el Khoury, will be taught in English. Writing must be in English, however, Arabic will be spoken and dialogue of scripts can be in Arabic if screenplay is set in an Arab country.

After completing this course, students are eligible to move up on the creative track to SCREENWRITING II where they will continue their journey towards completing movie scripts and understanding the concepts behind writing for the screen.

TIMES & DATES
Wednesday nights
6:30pm-9:30pm
starting 9 September until 14 October

Register online: http://www.fadeinbeirut.com/screenwriting-registration-form

Fees:
$250 per person
Space is super limited:
Fees must be paid in advance in order to hold your spot

Questions or Comments?
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SESSION INFO
9 September | Session #1 | story & creativity
Tools for idea-building and finding your inspiration with creative techniques that ensure your own voice will shine through you work.

16 September | Session #2 | the writer’s toolbox
Format: this session focuses on the proper Format required to write a screenplay. It will contain creative games and exercises to help one assimilate to the screenplay’s specific structure and use it to strengthen their visual storytelling skills

23 September | Session #3 | the writer’s toolbox 2:
Feedback: an essential tool and one that needs to be engaged almost immediately, students will learn creative-centered feedback process on work that they have written inside of class.

30 September | Session #4 | Character:
How to create believable characters that are multidimensional and human. The hero’s journey will be examined as a method to engage story structure through the main character.

7 October | Session #5 | Dialogue:
What is a good dialogue? How do you recognize it? What does it contain and what form does it take? How can dialogue help you shape your characters and the journey of your story? Questions that we tackle in class.

14 October | Session #6 | the writer’s toolbox 3:
After writing and rewriting using all of the above elements, students will have a chance again to be workshopped, this time, with more tools in their toolbox


ARABIC SCENARIO I
In this 4 week course, students are introduced to the art of screenwriting and effective storytelling for movies. By the end of the 6-weeks, they will be well-versed in how to generate ideas, fight the myth of writer’s block, format a script, create believable characters and write realistically witty dialogue. In an effort to raise the standard of Lebanese & Arab drama writing, this course will analyze work throughout the region and beyond.

With screenwriter, Jad el Khoury, the class will be taught in Arabic and English. Writing must be in Arabic, classical, Lebanese, or any other Arab region using latin or arabic letters.

TIMES & DATES
Thursday nights
6:30pm-9:00pm
starting 17 September until 8 October

SESSION INFO
17 September | Session #1 | story & creativity:
Two main objectives:
1 Creativity: how to brainstorm and find inspiration, how to fight the myth of writer’s block.
2 Story: what is a story vs plot? This session will cover the different genres by which one can tell a story as well as how to do so in the format of a movie script.

24 September | Session #2 | character:
How to create believable characters that are multidimensional and human. The hero’s journey will be examined as a method to engage character and story structure.

1 October | Session #3 | dialogue:
What is a good dialogue? How do you recognize it? What does it contain and what form does it take? How can dialogue help you shape your characters and the journey of your story? Questions that we tackle in class.

8 October | Session #4 | feedback:
Feedback: an essential tool and one that needs to be engaged almost immediately, students will learn creative-centered feedback process on work that they have written inside of class.

Fees:
250,000 LBP per person
Space is super limited:
Fees must be paid in advance in order to hold your spot.


ongoing writing programs:

SCREENWRITING LAB with Nadia Tabbara
high-level screenwriting lab where writers are working on short films, feature films and web/tv series. With intensive and creative-centered feedback, writers are assigned reading days throughout the coming months. With a mix of lecture and workshop, this class is all about the work of the writers. This is not a beginner's class. Writing sample is required.
Tuesday nights
Rolling applications accepted: http://goo.gl/WKPSfm

CREATIVE WRITING LAB with Jad Khoury
students are committing to making progress on their novels, short stories or even children's books with scheduled reading times and creative-centered feedback. This class is focused and provides support to help writers finish their projects. This is not a beginner's class. Writing sample is required.
Mondays
info: http://goo.gl/GB7nGX

SCREENWRITING MASTER'S CLASS with Nadia Tabbara
Students meet one Saturday per month for an intense, all-day writing and workshopping session. This class is for someone writers who want to engulf themselves in the lifestyle of writing in order to finish their projects.
One Saturday per month. This is not a beginner's class. Writing sample is required.
info: http://www.fadeinbeirut.com/screenwriting-masters-class

 

 

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