Redmond: Writers Writing - Screenwriting Development Course Part 1

Thursday, May 10, 2018
6:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Redmond Library
Multi-Purpose Room
Part 1: Building the World

In part one we will explore using ideas and effective components and strategies to create the world of your story. Learn to effectively develop a great opening, strong protagonist, and worthy antagonist. Contrasting what works and what doesn't in this development processes, this section will look at screenplays that masterfully do this in a way that not only draws the interest of the audience but also causes a reader and viewer to relate to and care about the characters that will move your story forward. We will be looking at Edgar Wright's "Baby Driver," and Christopher Nolan's "The Dark Knight," to gain insight into some of the most effective story telling strategies in modern cinema.

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James Lyons studied Screenwriting and Digital Television production at Grand Canyon University and studied at C.O.C.C., as well as continued education through master classes and mentor-ships. James is community driven and looking to get people in the local area excited to start their own journey's in writing and film making. His experience varies from small indie films and working with some of the pros from the larger studios in various capacities. His screenwriting program is focused on getting writers from struggling to start writing to finishing their first screenplay, or polish those who have been working in the field for some time.

Screenwriting Development Course
Event Type
Adult Program
Age Group(s)
James Lyons
Liz Goodrich | | 541-312-1032