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WRITING & FILM


INTRODUCTION TO FILMMAKING

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 façade and know just how much work went into the art you are seeing on the screen.

Cost: $150

NCPER-CS016-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Jan 23

Feb 20

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

 

Introduction to acting and performance

In this performance-based workshop, you will have the opportunity to hone your acting skills through scene study and character development. The course culminates in a readers-theater performance (no memorization required) featuring scenes and short plays worked on in class.

Cost: $150

NCper-CS041-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Jan 30

Feb 27

5 TH 7:00-9:00pm Barry Putt

Class on Feb 27 meets from 6:30-9:00pm 


fiction writing workshop: an introduction

You will study various narrative approaches to fiction writing and learn how to create unique, compelling characters and plot lines. You will begin work on a short story or novel.

Cost: $75

NCcom-cs021-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Mar 12

Mar 19

2 TH 7:00-9:00pm Barry Putt

writing children's fiction i

You 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

Mar 14

1 SA 9:30am - 4:00pm

Barry Putt

1/2 hour lunch


writing children's fiction iI

Prerequisite: Writing Children's Fiction I

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

Cost: $90

NCcom-cs018-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Mar 14

1 SA 9:30am - 4:00pm

Barry Putt

1/2 hour lunch 


screenwriting

Learn the basics of screenwriting. During this course, you will learn story structure, character development, script formatting, and marketing approaches. You will also outline a story for a feature-length screenplay.

Cost: $185

NCcom-cs047-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Mar 26

Apr 30

5 TH 6:30-9:00PM

Barry Putt

No class on Apr 2


memoir and parenthood: 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 proud of and can propose to a number of publishing outlets. 

Cost: $120

NCcom-cs0476-01

Dates Sessions Day Time Instructor

Apr 14

May 5

4 TU 6:30-8:30PM Judy Walters

No class on Apr 2


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