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How to write a short screenplay

Theme

Film

Content

The talk focuses on structure. Most of the ingredients that need to be present in a full length screenplay can be found in the best short screenplays.

We shall consider the models that John Truby and Christopher Vogler use for full length screenplays and how to adapt these for shorter screenplays

Why is this important?

Increasingly college- and school-aged students are writing screenplays, which they hope may lead to a possible future professional career.

Descriptors

Short screenplays. Writing models. Truby. Vogler

Year groups

10-12

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