Before you start writing your script, you want to make sure you’ve got the right concept. Don’t waste your time working on a screenplay that’s based on flawed ideas – get it right the first time!
This online session will be focused on what makes for great concepts for a screenplay and how to recognize them. The Director of WriteMovies, Ian Kennedy, will take you through the criteria for what makes a good idea and how to make sure you always make the right choices.
You will learn:
- Whether the ‘passionate’ approach to screenwriting is right for you
- What gives a writer their unique voice, and how to hone yours
- Identifying the reasons for telling your story
- Choosing the right idea for your screenplay
- Developing and shaping your concept
Date: July 8th 2021 + VoD
Time: 12pm PDT / 3pm EDT / 8pm GMT
Duration: Approximately 1 hour + Q&A
Location: Online via Zoom
Ian Kennedy has been working in the international screenplay industry since 2010 and has been WriteMovies Director since 2016.
He has helped hundreds of writers to improve their scripts since 2002 and was personally praised by Hollywood players Shaun Redick (producer, GET OUT, BLACKKKLANSMAN) and Peter Saphier (Co-Producer, SCARFACE) after meetings with them.
Previously he wrote 135 scripts for urban BBC series SILVER STREET over the course of 5 years, which won 3 awards during that time (2004-2009).