The Centre for Excellence in Film and Media Studies and Amaka Igwe Studios present an 8week – weekends only – Screenwriting and Directing Workshop. Classes hold on Saturday and Sundays only and commence on the 9th of October, 2010.
For screenwriting, some of the courses to be covered include; Who’s a Screenwriter?, Script appreciation, Finding the Story, The Film story, Story Development, Dialogue , Writing for film and writing for Television, Characterisation, Plot and Conflict and Understanding Genre.
For directing; Who’s a Director?, Shot by Shot, Casting , Grammar of Directing, Planning the Shoot, Handling Cast and Crew, Geography of Shots, Shot Composition, Blocking and Choreography, Camera Placement, Directing Talent, Shooting for Edit.
All those specializing in screenwriting will be expected to complete the screenplay for a short film during the workshop.
Those for directing will be expected to shoot a short film.
Workshop fee is N50, 000 and this covers training materials, tea/coffee break and lunch.
Workshop is open to only 25 participants.
The team of facilitators will be led by Amaka Igwe.
For further information please call Tomi on 08023525104 or come to 44A Palm Avenue, MKO Abiola Gardens, Alausa ikeja Lagos.