JobReady – Scriptwriting

Type E-Courses
Duration 1 week
Next Date -
Starts from $2590

Destination: Asia

Asia is the world’s largest and most diverse continent, spanning a vast range of cultures, landscapes, and economies. From the bustling metropolises of Tokyo and Singapore to the serene landscapes of Bali and the historic wonders of Beijing, Asia offers a rich tapestry of experiences. It is home to some of the oldest civilizations, diverse […]

Learn to write like a pro!

This program was developed because agents, producers, and their teams in this industry are extremely busy and receive numerous scripts to read. If the writer fails to capture their attention in the first few pages, they will likely move on to another script. Therefore, it is crucial to make a strong impression. You will receive full feedback on your script. If selected, you will have your script performed by professional actors and participate in promotional interviews to promote your work. This program is open to anyone seeking a deeper comprehension of the professional cinema, platform series, and audiovisual industry, including scriptwriters, directors, technicians, creatives, avid cinema lovers, or individuals interested in transforming a script into a production.

Here is the schedule:

  • DAY 1
    Morning: Introduction and gathering of the trainees’ expectations. What is a pitch and what is its purpose? The different forms of pitches. Group exercises and first role-plays: Introduce yourself, discuss your project and its format, and who it is intended for. Dramatic pitch: present your story in 10, 5, and 2 minutes.
    Afternoon: The economics of film production in Asia / Europe. Who are the film producers? Examples of budgets and financing plans for feature films. Examples of feature film proposals: synopsis, intention notes, mood boards. How do film producers work with authors and directors?

 

  • DAY 2
    Morning: Economy of fiction production for television and streaming platforms. Who are the television producers in Asia / Europe? Examples of budgets and financing plans (features, series, documentaries). Examples of series bibles and proposals. How do television producers work with authors?
    Afternoon: Group exercises: Writing the intention note for your project. Pitching the intention note verbally. Adapting the pitch format to the project. Managing speaking time, developing arguments, preparing for questions

 

  • DAY 3
    Morning: Exercise: mock reading committee on several short film projects. Mini reading reports, arguments, and decisions. Pitching exercises on participants’ projects with audio recordings. Exchanges and feedback between participants.
    Afternoon: Copyright law, author status (screenwriter/screenwriter-director), Forms of remuneration in cinema and television. Concrete examples of contracts.

 

  • DAY 4
    Morning: How to avoid isolation: Unions, associations, residencies, regional funding. Who reads our scripts? Examples of film and TV script coverage. Who are author agents and can we do without them?
    Afternoon: Meeting with an asian producer. Participants pitch their projects and receive feedback from the producer.

 

  • DAY 5
    Morning: Continuation of the meeting with the producer. Intervention of the producer on the field of animation for television, web, and cinema.
    Afternoon: Group assessment combined with personalized consultations. How to evolve your project? Which strategy to adopt? Which aids to solicit? Which producers to contact?

 

  • Mentored by Anne Loriot Graduated from the University of the Arts London, Anne has worked for many luxury brands (Hermès, Louis Vuitton, Lancôme, etc), while producing and directing her own documentary films, selected in International festivals. Anne is now writing several projects including VIRILE, selected by La Rochelle Film Festival and BigPerf Festival in Cannes, Homo Sobrietus, selected by Marseille Web Fest and winner of the Atmosphères Festival, Papy fait de la décroissance, selected by La Rochelle Film Festival. She also runs training courses in writing stories about brighter futures in a degrowth world.
     
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    Agence Lise Arif

Requirements

Age : 18+
Education : N/A
Language : If your native language is not English, you may be required to demonstrate English proficiency by sitting a recognised test of your English language ability.
Minimum Experience : The training is aimed at artist-authors, author-directors, or active technicians who are faced with the exercise of dramaturgy, especially in the audiovisual field, and who wish to have a better understanding of the production environment in order to better sell their screenplay. Exercises “ex nihilo” will alternate with exercises concerning each individual’s personal projects.
Visa requirements : NA

The Program is designed to develop students’ Core Competencies

     

      • Time management

      • Technology Fluency

      • Leadership

      • Problem-solving

      • Effective communication

      • Interpersonal skills

      • Collaboration skills

      • Organizational skills

      • Decision-making

      • Active listening

      • Creative thinking

      • Being detail-oriented

    Aaron J. Clark (P.A)

    Regional Director of Operations

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    Tuition & Inclusions

    • 5-day course mentored by scripwriter Anne Loriot

     

    Set Dates

    1 week Dec 12, 2023 - Dec 15, 2023 $2590
    1 week Jan 9, 2024 - Jan 13, 2023 $2590

    Custom Date

    What makes this program unique?

    Professional Development

    Participating in a scriptwriting learning program provides students with a unique opportunity to develop and enhance their writing skills in a professional context. Crafting a script that meets industry standards, receiving feedback from experienced mentors, and engaging in the revision process contribute significantly to a student's growth as a scriptwriter.

    Publication Opportunities

    The program offers a clear pathway to script publication, providing students with a tangible outcome for their hard work. Having a script published not only adds a valuable credential to their portfolio but also opens doors to potential industry recognition, networking opportunities, and the chance to showcase their creative talent to a broader audience.

    Industry Insights and Feedback

    Students will have the chance to receive feedback from industry professionals and experienced mentors throughout the learning program. This direct interaction with individuals in the field provides valuable insights into industry expectations, trends, and the art of scriptwriting. This exposure can significantly improve the quality and marketability of their work.

    Networking Opportunities

    Engaging in a scriptwriting program often involves connecting with a community of fellow aspiring writers, mentors, and industry experts. Networking is a crucial aspect of success in the creative industries, and this program provides students with the chance to build relationships that could lead to collaborations, mentorships, and other opportunities in the future.

    Real-world Application of Skills

    The program emphasizes the application of theoretical knowledge to real-world scenarios. Through practical exercises, collaborative projects, and exposure to industry standards, students gain hands-on experience that goes beyond the classroom. This practical application of skills not only prepares them for the demands of the professional scriptwriting landscape but also instills confidence in their ability to navigate the industry.

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Please contact us if you can’t find an answer to your question in our
    Frequently Asked Questions.

    The program is designed to guide you through the entire scriptwriting process, from conceptualization to publication. You'll receive constructive feedback from experienced mentors, learn industry best practices, and have the opportunity to refine your script through multiple revisions. The program concludes with a publication pathway, ensuring that your work has the chance to reach a wider audience.

    Absolutely. The program includes opportunities for direct interaction with industry professionals, including experienced scriptwriters and mentors. You'll have the chance to receive personalized feedback on your script, gaining valuable insights and advice to enhance your writing skills and improve the marketability of your work.

    The program is open to a wide range of script genres, including but not limited to screenplays, teleplays, and radio scripts. Whether you're interested in drama, comedy, science fiction, or other genres, the program is designed to accommodate diverse creative interests and styles.

    Networking is a key component of the program. You'll have the opportunity to connect with fellow participants, mentors, and industry professionals through workshops, virtual events, and collaborative projects. Building these relationships can open doors to future collaborations, mentorships, and potential opportunities within the scriptwriting industry.

    The program is designed to cater to writers of all levels, including beginners. Whether you're new to scriptwriting or have some prior experience, the curriculum is structured to provide foundational knowledge and advanced insights. The goal is to foster a supportive learning environment where participants can develop their skills regardless of their starting point in scriptwriting.

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