How to Create Characters
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How to Create Characters

Learn how complex characters are born
4.5 (1 rating)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
6 students enrolled
Created by Emilio Suarez
Last updated 9/2018
English
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Current price: $23.99 Original price: $34.99 Discount: 31% off
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This course includes
  • 2 hours on-demand video
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • Understand how humans act and apply that to the characters
  • Create more complex characters
  • The limits of the character
  • Writing a character from the inside out
  • The creation of the desire and need of the character
Requirements
  • None
Description

This online Screenwriting Course will teach you how to create your characters starting at your protagonist.

This course is designed to teach you, not only the steps and basics of creating characters but the connections you and the rest of the world have as humanity.  While there are plenty of video courses, it's hard to find a comprehensive course that teaches you everything you'd want to know about being a writer. 

In this course, you'll learn:

  • Writing from the inside out

  • Inciting incident

  • The Desire of the Character

  • The Need of the Character

  • Empathy and Sympathy

  • The Powers of your Character

  • Characterization and True Character

  • The Masks of the Self

  • Desitions Under Pressure

  • The Human Expirience

It doesn't matter if you are a beginner or a pro. It's always great to find new ways to improve our writing.

If you want to learn how to write a complex character and understand the importance of storytelling, this is the course for you.

Who this course is for:
  • It doesn't matter if you are a beginner or a pro. It's always great to find new ways to improve our writing.
Course content
Expand 12 lectures 01:54:49
+ Introduction
12 lectures 01:54:49

Welcome to this course. Here you'll learn how you are the most important part in the characters creation.

Preview 06:07

This lecture explains to you how you are the only source of emotional truth.

Preview 08:51

Every story has an Inciting Incident. This is the first great event that will launch the character to action.

Inciting incident
10:22

Without DESIRE, your character can't move.

The Desire of the Character
14:04

The NEED of the character will help him to be more complex.

The Need of the Character
09:30

Both are important, one is indispensable.

Sympathy and Empathy
08:56

We all have skills or problems. When an event happens, changes happens.

The Powers of your Character
07:48

What is a dimension?

Characterization vs True Character
11:41

It's not multiple personality.

Masks of the Self
20:57

The reality of humanity.

Decisions Under Pressure
08:30

Characters are metaphores for humanity.

The Human Expirience
05:55

Put all into practice.

Project and Conclusion
02:08