Screenwriting Lesson Two: Crafting Compelling Dialogue

Lesson Two in the BTFC Screenwriters: Lessons for Screenwriting series focuses on Crafting Compelling Dialogue.

Led by BTFC member Rodra Burruss.

Topics for this session include:

  • WHAT WE TALKIN BOUT? WHAT IS DIALOGUE?
  • DEVELOPING CHARACTERS VOICE
  • LETTING THE WORDS FLOW
  • THE POWER OF THE UNSPOKEN
  • TRUSTING YOURSELF AS A WRITER
  • TRUSTING YOUR AUDIENCE

 

During the month of April, we’re offering online screenwriting lessons led by BTFC members Laura Fielder, Rodra Burruss and Letitia Guillory. Over the course of April we are exploring a variety of topics from the basics like building blocks of a screenplay to the more advanced like structure and breaking story.

Here’s a clip from one of our favorite screenwriters: Tina Gordon. In the clip below she shares her process for writing:

Wherever you are on your screenwriting journey, check out this series.

Also if you have pages you’d like table read, send us a note to admin@blacktvfilmcollective.org and we will help put together a reading!

About Rodra Burruss

Rodra Burruss received her BA in English Writing and loves the written word in all its forms. She’s a red pen slinging editor and a backpack wearing bookworm. Ms. Rona’s current halt on the world, gave Rodra a “come to Jesus” moment, and she is currently transitioning to pursue her true calling in writing and dance. She enjoys writing quirky yet eerie screenplays and musicals.

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April Schedule:

All online – to participate in the entire series, please be sure to register for each screenwriting lesson session.

Lesson 1: Wednesday, 4/8 @ 7pm: The Building Blocks of a Screenplay

Lesson 2: Wednesday, 4/15 @ 7pm: Crafting Compelling Dialogue

Next Up – Lesson 3: Wednesday, 4/22 @ 7pm: Structure and Breaking Story

Lesson 4: Wednesday, 4/29 @ 7pm: Writing is Re-Writing How to Tackle Rewrites

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The event is finished.

Date

Apr 15 2020
Expired!

Time

7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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