Author of Stargate SG-1 novels and short stories, Diana Dru Botsford's screenwriting credits include "Rascals" for Star Trek: TNG, the award-winning SF web series, Epilogue, and cult favorite animated series, Spiral Zone. Ms. Botsford's TV/Film work includes projects such as Terminator 2, Dusk 'Til Dawn, and Nightmare on Elm Street VI. She founded critically acclaimed Missouri State University's screenwriting program in 2006.
An intensive introduction to the world of writing for television and film. Gain an understanding of how the script process affects the development of plot, character development and theme. Through discussion, viewing, and hands-on exercises, you'll learn how to use the visual (and aural!) medium to tell your story beyond the printed page. Topics will include Characterization through action and imagery, Rules of the Road with Dialogue, Plotting Scenes & Sequences, Script Formatting Basics, and How to Heighten the Script Reader's Experience.
May 13, 2021
1pm to 4 pm