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Introduction to Screenwriting Workshop

My friend and collaborator, Michelle Muldoon.

Michelle Muldoon's Blog and Website

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On February 4th I will be teaching another one day Introduction to Screenwriting Workshop for the good people at Raindance Vancouver. Why do I teach this course and why do I think it’s an excellent first step? Here’s why…

Writing something, anything, is easy; writing a good spec screenplay is hard. Like many people, I started out thinking it would be a piece of cake; read a couple of screenplays, buy the software, let the creative brilliance flow. But here’s the thing, it isn’t that easy. There are rules; do’s and don’t of formatting and story structure, for instance. There’s a craft to the page that speaks to every member of a film production team, and a creativity that speaks to every member of the cast.

My workshop is practical. It provides the participant with a concrete list of actionables that have to be a part of your screenplay. You…

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