08 & 09 September 2012 at the Collective
Screenwriting is also termed scriptwriting; is the art and craft of writing scripts for feature films, television or video games. Celtx is free media pre-production scriptwriting software designed for creating and organizing media projects like screenplays, films, videos, stage plays etc.
General outline of the workshop:
Day 1 (10H00-16H00)
a) Writing a film script: looking at ideas, starting a treatment, writing a synopsis, formulating a structure, what is the structure, how the structure can be subverted. The Hollywood formula.
b) Writing for a documentary
c) Looking at classic examples of screenplays from modern to postmodernism
d) Writing exercise
Day 2 (10H00-02H00)
A technical session on celtex.
The workshop will be facilitated by Akona Matyila; writer, filmmaker and director.
Booking closes on 7 September 2012
R150 for non members and R100 for VANSA members
Booking is only confirmed by payment, payments should be made to VANSA idealy through
EFT. Kindly forward proof of payment to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Account no : 1029522197
Branch code : 130126
Type : Nedbank Current Account