APPLY for ADMISSION    |   MyMERCER    |   
Moving You Forward

WRITING & FILM


Spring 2021

Playwriting

Learn the basics of playwriting. We'll cover story structure, character development, script formatting, and marketing approaches. Participants will leave prepared to begin writing a stage play.

NCCOM-CS049-01/ $90

Dates  Apr 15- Apr 22 Time 6:30-9:00pm

Sessions 2 Instructor Barry Putt

Day TH NOTES 

 

REGISTER
ONLINE NOW

 


Summer 2021

 

Write Your Story REMOTE 

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.

 

NCCOM-CS028-01 / cost: $150

Dates  Jun3 -Jun24             Time   6:30-9:00pm

Sessions  4              Instructor      Barry Putt

Day   TH                NOTES


Writing Children’s Fiction I  REMOTE

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. 

NCCOM-CS009-01 / cost: $90

Dates   Jul 8-Jul15            Time 6:30am- 9:00pm

Sessions 2                 Instructor     Barry Putt

Day TH                        NOTES         1/2 hour lunch


Fiction Writing Workshop

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

NCCOM-CS021-01 / cost: $75

Dates   May 13 – May 20          Time    6:30-9:00pm

Sessions      2              Instructor    Barry Putt

Day  TH          NOTES


Introduction to Filmmaking   REMOTE

Is film school too expensive and time-consuming? Award-winning filmmaker Lawrence R. Greenberg will take you through the essentials of how to make a film or TV show from beginning to end in this 10-hour course. Learn each step of the process from the script to the film release with a focus on production. This course takes you behind the façade so you can see the specific work that went into the film you are seeing on the screen.

We cover storytelling, process workflow, production lighting, cameras, sound capture, directing actors, and editing. Some of the material is subjective and artistic, other parts are highly technical. You will never see a movie the same way again after this class.

NCPER-CS016-01 / cost: $150

Dates   May 5 – Jun 2          Time   6:30-8:30pm

Sessions           Instructor      Lawrence Greenberg

Day  W            NOTES