August 11, 2015

Training

FINALLY…

A PROFESSIONAL LEVEL SCREENWRITING COURSE MADE JUST FOR KIDS!

KIDS CAN WRITE FOR HOLLYWOOD

Several writers under the age of 18 have sold scripts to Hollywood or have written books that have become Hollywood movies. We will get your young writer prepared to make their mark on the Hollywood writing scene.

WHAT YOU GET

Our Screenwriting Kids course walks students through the entire process of constructing a well-structured, meaningful screenplay for a short film. Screenwriting Kids offers a comprehensive and interactive online screenwriting course suited for Middle School to High School-age students eager to learn the ins and outs of screenwriting. Training includes basic, intermediate and advanced screenwriting concepts tailored for young writers new to the screenwriting process.

The courses are led by Debbie Wright, a professional television writer who has written for Disney and ABC Family. Debbie corresponds with students regarding assignments, quizzes, and any questions or additional help they may need.

Our curriculum is available at several private charter middle and high schools.

Each course includes:

    • instructional videos with movie clips from popular kids’ films
    • written assignments
    • quizzes and informational handouts that reinforce the course materials
    • online feedback on course materials

Students receive detailed feedback on their coursework submissions. We encourage our writers to explore their creativity and develop their own unique voice.


COURSE PROGRAMS

We offer a STANDARD course and a PREMIUM course program.

STANDARD COURSE

In the STANDARD course, students receive the following:

  • LIFETIME ACCESS to course materials, which include fun instructional videos, handouts, resources, quizzes, and assignments.
  • Online feedback on course assignments.
  • Interactive writing prompts.
  • Access to instructor feedback for the first six months of enrollment.

PREMIUM COURSE

In the PREMIUM course, students receive the following:

  • ONE-YEAR ACCESS to PROFESSIONAL, CREDITED screenwriting coach, starting date of enrollment (includes feedback on assignments, quizzes, script notes, and general questions about the course work.)
  • LIFETIME access to course materials, which include fun instructional videos, handouts, resources, quizzes, and assignments.
  • A SERIES OF SCRIPT CONSULTATIONS where students will have one-on-one private coaching sessions.
  • PROFESSIONAL SCRIPT NOTES on one completed screenplay written for a short film (5 to 40 pages).

WHAT YOU LEARN

Students are taken through a fun and interactive learning journey that uses some of the best movies made for kids, such as Shrek, Coco, Spiderman and many more.

Everything is taught in a manner that makes it easy for kids to understand complex screenwriting concepts (without dumbing down the material).

Students will learn…

  • How to identify themes
  • How to create an effective logline
  • The difference between PLOT and STORY
  • How to write great dialog
  • Movie genres
  • How to create believable characters
  • How to create character arcs
  • How to write subtext
  • How to create plot twists
  • How to write captivating scenes
  • How to use symbols
  • How to structure a story
  • Proper screenplay format

And So Much More!!


HOW IT WORKS

Each lesson is designed for students to follow a specific learning path. The learning path includes all of the steps that the student needs to follow in order to complete each lesson module. After they complete the last module, they will reach the final destination…a COMPLETED script for a short film.

Each lesson path will lead students through six modules.

STEP ONE:

After students enroll in either the STANDARD or the PREMIUM course, they will receive immediate access to the course material.
Students will create a logon that they will use to access the course material which includes interactive video tutorials, handouts, bonus lessons, quizzes, and assignments.

STEP TWO:

Students will watch an orientation video that will explain how to take our course and where to begin.

STEP THREE:

Students will follow the learning path for each module which includes videos, assignments, handouts, and quizzes. Each module brings them one step closer to finishing their screenplay.

STEP FOUR:

Students will complete their script.

STEP FIVE:

PREMIUM membership provides a series of online coaching sessions.

STEP SIX:

PREMIUM membership students will receive script notes on their completed screenplay for a short film.

WHY TAKE THIS COURSE?

Simple, because it’s AWESOME and students get the opportunity to work one-on-one with a professional, credited writer

  • Young screenwriters get to experience what it’s like to receive professional script notes
  • They learn how to shape a story into a viable screenplay
  • Young writers complete a meaningful script for a short film
  • Students have access to the instructor for one full year, starting on their enrollment date (PREMIUM course)
  • Private one-on-one coaching (PREMIUM course)

HOW TO ENROLL

To enroll in either the Standard or Premium course of this unique and amazing screenwriting program made just for kids, click the Subscribe Now button below.

Standard Membership

Premium Membership