From Zero to Hero: Write Your Short in 30 days Start today – write tomorrow
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At night, do you dream of becoming a sensational scriptwriter?
Many blockbuster screenwriters had very little in the way of a formal film education. They got their start by studying movies, watching people, and putting ink to paper & writing a short film. FilmCraft is about to make your employment transition tons easier than that. Stop dreaming and start writing – go
From Zero to Hero with our Write Your Short in 30 Days program.
Finally, creative education that speaks your language! Made by creators, for creators.
WTF will I be learning?
Short but sweet, all 95 minutes of our program are jam-packed with amazing information. We’ll be publishing a lesson a day for the next 31 days, so check back and watch them all as we enter an inspiring new year. Make sure to do the homework to get the most out of
From Zero to Hero: Write Your Short in 30 Days. The lessons
Knowing the history of screenwriting helps your script become the best it can be, because you need to know where you’ve been to see where you’re going next.
Let's talk about the history of film & screenwriting and gain some perspective on the ways stories have been told visually over the last century.
Feature films are the reason we we wanted to go into screenwriting in the first place. However, you need to learn to walk before you can run.
Themes are crucial to any story. Producers need to know the screenplay's point to find out if your screenwriting is worth making into a show.
Everyone does it, and every producer can always tell. We teach you how to research like a boss and make your screenwriting sound goooooood.
Got writer's block? When screenwriting, you’ll always have to cross that initial hurdle of deciding what you’re actually going to write next.
Big ideas should never be shown the door. Sometimes you fancy having your socks blown off. Someone’s gotta write screenwriting with big stuff, right?
You probably thought of using the internet for screenwriting research. The internet is nearly infinite, and you can find just about anything.
If someone asked you what genre your script is in, do you struggle? Not knowing your genre is the kiss of death in screenwriting.
Screenwriting formatting is immensely important. There a hundred different reasons, but we’ll share just the most important ones with you today.
A logline determines whether your screenwriting idea will sink or swim. Oftentimes the logline is the decider whether your script gets read at all.
Ever found yourself writing a script similar to a film you like? Every writer writes differently; every writer has his or her own screenwriting voice.
We provide a breakdown of character arcs to consider when writing your Hero's Journey in order to give it maximum impact.
Screenwriting is structure. That’s what makes it screenwriting! It’s simply not an option to disregard structure in your script.
Is your plot summation a book-length essay? We gots all the insider tricks used in screenwriting so you can rock your beat sheet to the max.
We’re here to tell you why your screenwriting dialogue sucks – and just what you need to do to make it shine like gold nuggets in a clear mountain stream.
A monologue in your screenwriting to display a character’s personality can be cheating. In scripts, you have to show who your characters are.
Nothing's worse than characters who sound like bots. We have some tactics to get the ball rolling for creating realistic characters in your screenwriting.
Have you written a character about whom your audience couldn’t care less if he lives or dies? Let's explore sympathetic characters in screenwriting.
We’re here to make sure you have all the screenwriting skills necessary to make any hero’s life suck super hard with the best worst antagonists ever.
Do you ever read one of your old scripts and get bored? Just for you, we assembled the lowdown on how to write scenes so your audience is begging for more.
Do your characters have backstories for powerful motivation? We’ve got the perfect screenwriting tricks to motivate you into motivating your characters.
We’ve mapped out some examples of some awesome storytelling in order to demystify the process of screenwriting a story with easy-to-follow, linked scenes.
We’ve got a few pointers to get you started so your short film's journey of change will validate you as a ruling screenwriting boss.
Does your screenwriting include stage direction dictating every possible close-up, aerial shot, mid-shot, deep focus, and handheld shot?
Do your character descriptions go on for pages? We’ve got the lowdown on writing the perfect character description in your screenwriting.
Have you finished screenwriting, but don’t have a clue where to start in a rewrite? Are you in a state of panic at the thought of rewriting your screenplay?
How can you proofread your own screenplay? We’ve primed some advice on how to proofread your own screenwriting work without harassing strangers.
If you want to see how easy it is for other people to spot all the problems in your work, just give feedback on someone else’s screenwriting.
We’ve got a method you can apply to anything you write so you can be completely sure your screenwriting results are the best possible.
Do you have a clear conception of your screenplay's vision? Here's how to make 100% certain you can spot if you’re micromanaging or not while screenwriting.
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