This workshop covers the art and craft of screenwriting for participants with minimal or no previous experience in creative writing for film. Topics covered include: screenplay format, plot structure, theme, dialogue and character development. Participants are welcome to bring an idea for a short film to share with the class if time permits
Price: $40/50 (AFCOOP members / non-members)
Instructor: Brittany Amos
Born and mostly raised in Nova Scotia, Brittany Amos completed her MFA in Creative Writing at UBC with a focus on writing for film and television. She wrote Sandwich Crazy (2011), a FILM 5 production that has screened and won awards at multiple genre festivals across North America. In 2012 she competed in the Atlantic Film Festival’s Script Development program. In addition to writing, Brittany has produced several films, including the FILM 5 short, Green (2013), and Iain MacLeod’s feature-length award-winning comedy, Your Money or Your Wife(2015). Most recently Brittany directed her first short film, Gun Shy (2015), which received the Linda Joy Award for the script and premiered at the Atlantic Film Festival last fall.