Kiss writer's block goodbye! Adapt well-known and unknown classic tales into modern comedic film shorts and television scripts. Using free Public Domain works, you will ideate, develop and write a first draft in six weeks, while maintaining your comedic voice. We will focus on pitching ideas, receiving feedback, identifying the fundamentals of narrative storytelling, brainstorming modern adaptation options, and define the writing steps that lead to a completed first draft -- all while exploring the cultural zeitgeist and why your film is timely.
Students must have access to Internet, Final Draft (or free Writer Duet screenwriting software), and a webcam.