Write the beginning of a feature screenplay with award-winning screenwriter Andrew Shearer!


The Asheville School of Film is focused on providing affordable, short term classes in various filmmaking subjects. Our goal is to provide quality, concise information and experience for those with a general interest in filmmaking and for all skill levels. In our introduction to Screenwriting class instructor and award-winning screenwriter Andrew Shearer guides you through the basics of screenwriting for a total of 8 weeks. By the end of class, students will have written a complete short script, and have the beginnings of a feature screenplay. Join award-winning screenwriter Andrew Shearer in this introductory course on the basics of screenwriting. Learn how to take your idea and develop it into a story ready to be made into a short film. Take your storywriting to the next level!During the 8 week course, students will learn the fundamentals of how to write a screenplay. Topics explored include screenwriting fundamentals (such as conflict, beginning/middle/end), finding the story spark and discovering what you want to say (theme), creating compelling characters, techniques to write a successful short film (vs the feature format), implementing successful visual storytelling, crafting well constructed scenes utilizing POV, dialogue, structure, and style, and understanding the basic formatting of a script. Students will leave with a completed short script and the beginnings of a feature screenplay.Class will meet once a week, Monday evenings, from 6:30- 9:30 pm, starting March 20, for 8 weeks total. Tuition for the course is $525. Register on the website (ashevilleschooloffilm.com), or call for more details.The class beings Monday March 20, 2017 6:30pm –9:30pm Eastern Time at the Asheville School of Film, 45 S French Broad Ave #120, Asheville, NC 28801, USA!