You know what a great script looks like. But you want to learn how to write one. These are fundamentally different things, that are constantly confused. Most other courses show you what the outcome of the work should look like, not what you need to get there. This course uses over thirty years in the […]
Screenwriters are not by nature strong marketeers. They are not the best at selling their screenplays, and they certainly struggle when they have to ‘sell themselves’. In order to be successful, you need to become the very best – at both. In this video, I explain why it is so important that you embark […]
This is a unique approach to preparing your screenplay before sending it out into the market. It gives you a methodical program to cover those aspects of a professional screenplay that will determine whether the gatekeepers give it a ‘Recommend’, a ‘Consider’ – or a ‘Pass’. Download and read the worksheet for this lesson before […]
In this second module of Immersion Screenwriting, you will discover how much you learned during Osmosis. You are not quite ready to write your own screenplay without effort, but this stage will get you there. Using the muscle memory you developed during your copying work in the Scriptorium, and the unconscious adoption of techniques in the […]
When you feel that the law of diminishing returns is taking its toll, it may be time to consider abandoning your script. You will never get unequivocal proof that your script is market-ready… until it is sold. Until then, it’s merely a decision. Do make sure it is an informed decision.
Below are ten questions you may consider before writing your draft in Creative Screenwriting (CS). Some of these will make sense after reading the scripts in Osmosis, copying a screenplay and transcribing a full-length film. Other questions may not seem immediately clear, and that’s fine. Just reflect on them, and try to understand from the […]