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WRITING & FILM


Introduction to Filmmaking

Prerequisite: Write Your Story

Have you ever wanted to create a TV show or film? Have you ever watched a scene and wondered how it was shot? This course will show you the industry from the inside out. Together we will watch scenes from films then dissect these scenes to see the techniques and practices behind the art of film. This will be a fun interactive survey course with an award-winning director of independent films. Warning: After this course, movies and television will never look the same. You will see behind the fa├žade and know just how much work went into the art you are seeing on the screen.

 
Cost: $150

NCCOM-CS016-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Oct 3

Nov 7

5 Th 6:00-8:30pm Lawrence Greenburg

No class Oct 31


WRITE YOUR STORY

Discover your individual voice and write your personal memoir. Join us as we explore the terrain of the creative memoir with in-class discussions and exercises as well as additional tools to help shape it. This course is geared towards writing for publication and will include a section on marketing your work to publishers.   


Cost: $150

NCCOM-CS028-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Sep 12

Oct 10

4 Th 6:30-9:00pm Barry Putt

No class Oct 3


SO YOU WANT TO PUBLISH

Have you been working on a book-length manusc and are thinking about publishing but don't know where to go next? This course is for you! We will work on all the parts of the publishing process you need to know about from writing to editing to choosing editors and agents to marketing.   


Cost: $180

NCCOM-CS027-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Oct 17
Nov 20

6 W 6:30-8:30pm Judy Walters

20% senior discount eligible


memoir and parenting: writing your story

It's so complicated to be a parent today. What choices should you make for your children? What kind of parent do you want to be? What happens when you face adversity? This class will help you choose what to write about (or work on pieces already started), explore how to choose captivating topics, and explore best writing practices. You will leave with a finished piece you can be produd of and can propose to a number of publishing outlets.


Cost: $120

NCCOM-CS046-01

 

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Oct 16

Nov 6

4 W 6:30-8:30pm Judy Walters

WRITING THE SHORT FILM SCRIPT

You will write a screenplay from concept to camera-ready draft in five weeks. This course will walk you hrough the process in a fun and easy-to-follow manner. Learn brainstorm techniques, story structure, character development, and much more.   


Cost: $190

NCCOM-CS027-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Oct 17

Nov 21

5 Th 6:30-9:30pm Barry Putt

No class Oct 31


WRITING CHILDREN'S FICTION I

Students will learn the essential elements of creating engaging children’s stories. Explore story language, developing memorable characters for children and story structure. Marketing approaches will also be discussed.   


Cost: $90

NCCOM-CS009-01

 

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Nov 2

1 Sa 9:30am-4:00pm Barry Putt

1/2 hour lunch


WRITING CHILDREN'S FICTION II

Prerequisite: Writing Childen's Fiction I

In Level II of this course, you will use the skill sets learned in Writing Children's Fiction I to develop an original children's story for an age-group of your choice.  


Cost: $66

NCCOM-CS018-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Nov 9

1 Sa 9:30am-4:00pm Barry Putt

1/2 hour lunch

 


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