Warren County Public Library
175 Iron Skillet Ct
Bowling Green, KY 42104
THIS EVENT IS FREE TO THE PUBLIC
SCREENPLAY MASTERY (9:00 AM – 1:00 PM)
Drawing on his decades as a Hollywood script consultant, author and lecturer, Michael will show the most powerful methods for eliciting emotion in your audiences through story concept, plot structure, character development and theme.
You will learn:
- The primary goal of all screenplays
- Turning plot structure from a complicated concept into a simple, powerful tool you can easily apply to every screenplay
- The power of desire, need, longing and destiny
- The essential conflict all characters must face
- The single key to creating character arc and theme
- The secret to creating unique, believable and fulfilling love stories
- The most effective process for adapting novels into film
If you want to elevate your screenplays to the highest possible level, this event is a must.
ANATOMY OF A SCREENPLAY (2:00 PM – 4:00 PM)
In this unique workshop Michael offers a detailed examination of a successful Hollywood film, using it as an example of the essential principles of great screenwriting.
Film clips and written passages from the film’s screenplay illustrate how the best Hollywood movies serve as models for mastering:
- story concept
- writing style
- character development
- plot structure