Simple Independent Film Screenwriting

Everything You Need To Write A Great Script For Independent Film
Free tutorial
Rating: 4.6 out of 5 (63 ratings)
13,032 students
49min of on-demand video
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Screenplay Format And What Software To Use
Character Research
How To Write A Good Backstory
Writing A Solid Beginning, Middle And An End
How To Write Great Act I
How To Write Great Act II
How To Write Great Act III
How To Approach Rewrites
Screenwriting Tips

Requirements

  • Basic understanding of screenplay format

Description

By independent director, producer and screenwriter Hank Orion. In this course we will dive deep into writing screenplay specifically for independent films. We will talk about stuff they don't teach you at film school.

Some of the topics we will cover in this course are:

  • Screenplay Format And What Software To Use

  • Character Research

  • How To Write A Good Backstory

  • Writing A Solid Beginning, Middle And An End

  • How To Write Great Act I

  • How To Write Great Act II

  • How To Write Great Act III

  • How To Approach Rewrites

And much more! You will learn what it takes to write a great screenplay for an independent feature film. With emphasis on independent. Screenwriting is all about storytelling. And having a great script is crucial to keep your film alive and your audience engaged. Learn the difference between studio script and independent film script that can be made into a movie without having to have a big budget. We will dive into tips and techniques that will help you improve your writing and take your screenwriting game to the next level. 

For years I’ve made independent films and had to make a lot of mistakes. Learn from mine. Let's take that idea in your head and bring it to life. Happy screenwriting.

Who this course is for:

  • Filmmakers trying to write a film that they can shoot themselves

Instructor

Director, Writer, Producer
Hank Orion
  • 4.3 Instructor Rating
  • 278 Reviews
  • 38,235 Students
  • 6 Courses

Welcome to my Udemy profile! If you want to learn filmmaking from a hands-on filmmaker you're in the right place. I've made films and I'm here to share with you what I know. Everything you will find here applies to making an independent film by yourself. My courses are simple language, designed to help you make your film and get it out there. Never stop learning.

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