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Screen Writing: Character Development for Film (6 Day Course)

The Academy of Film, Theatre, and Television

Thursday, 7 September 2017 at 6:00 pm - Thursday, 12 October 2017 at 9:00 pm (AEST)

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SCREEN WRITING: CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT FOR FILM
Thursday Nights 6:00pm - 9:00pm. September 7th - October 12th
6 Day Course

Have a script idea but don’t know how to start? Maybe you’ve already written a script and are looking to improve on it? Need help with character development or deepening the story?

Led by current AFTT industry tutors, this script writing course will help you along every step of the way. 


The course will cover:
  • Introduction to character
  • Deepening of character development
  • Implementation into script 
  • Understanding the personal truth for character development
  • Difference between fact and fiction in a character development context
  • Develop characters that bring your script to life
  • 10-15 page script (beginning of a longer story, an extract or a stand-alone piece)

$400 early bird (20% discount - valid until 17/8/17 at 5:00pm).
$500 full price.


This course will be taught by Steven Wright. Steve was born in London and moved to Australia during the 1980s. He has written books, plays, feature films and television and is represented by the Cameron Creswell Agency.

His plays include ‘Did Somebody Say Something About A Drink Of Bourbon’, and ‘The Joke’ and, for television, he has written episodes of ‘Special Squad’, ‘Rafferty’s Rules’, ‘Police Rescue’, ‘Mortified’ and ‘Stringer’, which he also co-created. He wrote the feature ‘Lilian’s Story’, adapted from the novel by Kate Grenville, and provided Additional Script Material for the feature, ‘Risk’. He has also script edited a number of award winning programmes. ‘Mortified’ received an AFI for Best Children’s Series and was nominated for an International Emmy. ‘Lenny Cahill Shoots Through’ won an AFI for best Television Original and an AWGIE for Best Short Film. Steve has written a number of commercials for CHOICE – Australia’s leading consumer advocacy group. His latest project to air on television is ‘Old School’ which he co-created. It was nominated for an AWGIE for Best Mini-Series (2014).


*Classes will run from 6:00pm - 9:00pm each Thursday night (7/9, 14/9, 21/9, 28/9, 5/10, 12/10) for the 6 weeks.
*All courses will be held on campus at AFTT.
*This course must have a minimum of 8 students to run.
*The content is suitable for students aged 18+.
*Early bird discount price ends 5:00pm 7th August 2017.
*All participants will receive a Certificate of Completion.

Have questions about Screen Writing: Character Development for Film (6 Day Course)? Contact The Academy of Film, Theatre, and Television

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41 Holt Street
Surry Hills, NSW 2010
Australia

Thursday, 7 September 2017 at 6:00 pm - Thursday, 12 October 2017 at 9:00 pm (AEST)


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The Academy of Film, Theatre, and Television

The Academy of Film, Theatre & Television (AFTT) is the ultimate sequel and the freshest new act in a long running and highly acclaimed production. A groundbreaking collaboration between two of Australia’s longest standing private institutions – the Actors College of Theatre & Television (ACTT) and the International Film School Sydney (IFSS) – AFTT is Australia’s most immersive contemporary creative arts academy.

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