Screenwriting Basics

Saturday November 12th, 2016

2:30pm – 4:30pm / Age 12+

This workshop will give budding writers an overview of just what it takes to develop a potential idea into a viable and entertaining screen story. Topics covered include:

  • Idea generation & development
  • Elements of a scene
  • Proper screenplay format
  • Screenplay structure

Facilitator Shane Perez (MA in Screenwriting tutor at Huston Film School, NUIG) is a New York born screenwriter living in Ireland for the past decade. To date he has had one feature screenplay produced and has also written and script edited for numerous animated series, including Kavaleer Productions’ Kiva Can Do, which recently premiered on RTE Jr. Shane also teaches screenwriting on the MA Programme at NUIG.