Learn Screenwriting Basics from 'The Avengers'
- It helps to have already seen 'The Avengers' but it is not required.
New to screenwriting? Want to know how big movies are written?
Enroll in this course and you'll learn the basics of screenwriting using 'The Avengers' as a prime example of how to write your first movie.
Learn how the writers behind 'The Avengers' structured the movie, how they built fantastic characters and used character goals to fuel the story.
Master Screenwriting Methods Utilized in 'The Avengers' and Use Them in Your Own Screenplays
Participate in writing activities based on lessons learned from 'The Avengers'.
The activities start small and gradually build up, never overwhelming you.
After completing all writing activities, you will have an outline for your next movie!
Beef Up Your Screenwriting Skills by Seeing How Big Movies are Written
'The Avengers' is one of the biggest films of all time and a milestone achievement in modern movie storytelling. So what better movie to learn the basics of screenwriting from than this one?
Even though there are many characters in 'The Avengers', the story itself follows a solid, 3-act structure that is easy to grasp and learn. There is a clear beginning, middle and end with easily identifiable characters. In this course, we dive deep into the mechanics of 'The Avengers', pulling back the curtain and breaking it down to the core elements: act structure, characters goals, obstacles, and more.
Content and Overview
This course has 8 total lessons and 30+ minutes of video content, geared towards beginning screenwriters. If you have 30 minutes to spare, you can learn the basics of screenwriting! There is no filler here, just the core concepts you need to know.
First, we will start with the beginning of each movie's genesis - the story concept. Then, we will look at creating characters with goals and weaknesses. Finally, we will break down the details of each of the three acts that will make up your next screenplay.
After completing this course, you will understand the basic foundation of how the biggest movies are written. Even better, after you complete all activities in the included workbook, you will have an outline written for your next movie!
Who this course is for:
- Beginner screenwriters or those who want to write movies but don't know how.
- 01:57A Very Short Introduction
- 02:38The Story Idea
- 06:263-Act Structure & Scene Structure
- 04:12Act 1
- 04:22Act 2
- 04:04Act 3
- 02:59The Next Step
Ryan Estabrooks is an award winning screenwriter who has been writing for more than 12 years. In addition to being a writer, he is also a director, actor, and musician. He has written and/or directed numerous short films, web series, commercials, and documentaries. He is passionate about sharing his knowledge with others so that they can make great art to share with the world.