Join us for a free two-part screenwriting workshop led by filmmaker, screenwriter, and professor, Jessica King. King is one half of King is a Fink Productions and teaches screenwriting and film studies in DePaul University’s College of Computing and Digital Media.
The screenwriting workshop is broken into two sessions that build off of each other. They are formatted for beginners, but all levels are welcome to join. No materials are needed for the workshops. Come as you are!
Session One, April 23: What is a Screenplay (Format + Basics of Visual Storytelling)
Students will be introduced to the fundamentals of screenplay writing and how mastering format and visual storytelling are essential to building a career as a filmmaker.
Session Two, April 30: Getting Started on Your Screenplay (Building Structure through Character)
Building on the basics of screenplay format, students will get a crash course on the fundamentals of three-act structure and how narrative is driven by character, obstacles, stakes, and conflict.
Reunion Chicago is a project incubation space provided on a sliding scale to work that centers women, poc, and lgbtq identities & stories. The space is wheelchair accessible.