Five days of screenwriting classes for the Writers Guild of South Africa earlier this month in Evaton, south of Johannesburg. The days were long and tough, with less than 40 hours to run through the essentials of Intellectual Property, Formatting, Story, Genre, Structure, Characters, the Story World, Action and Dialogue. In addition some time was allocated to Loglines and the Premise.
Month: Mar 2019
Many aspiring screenwriters struggle to identify their audience. Their first port-of-call should be genre. Why they might ask? The answer is straight forward; If you know the genre the audience identify themselves, because genre is how the audience identify the film that they want to see.