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Glenn Heath, film critic for Slant Magazine and programmer at the San Diego Latino Film Festival, will be holding a beginning screenwriting class at the Media Arts Center.

No previous experience is required. All you need is an idea for a short film and the willingness to see it through. Glenn will guide you through the steps of translating your ideas to the page and how to properly format a script.

The classes will be spread over three nights and cover the following topics:

Thursday 7/12, 6-8pm

  • 101: Story Basics
  • The hook, location, character, story structure, pacing, the Hero's Journey

Thursday 7/19 6-8pm

  • 102: The Script
  • Script formatting, active voice and detail

Thursday 7/26 6-8pm

  • 103: The Sell
  • The art of pitching, selling your ideas

Classes will be held at the Media Arts Center, 2921 El Cajon Blvd. Enrollment is $30 per session, $25 for members.

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Pettigrew66 July 6, 2012 @ 6:40 p.m.

I live in TX but, coming to SD on the 18th to visit family for the week. I'd like to attend the class scheduled on 7/19. Wondering if it's ok to attend just one out of the 3 that are offered? I'm a novice writer and have 2 screenplay outlines.


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