The objective of this course is to learn a professional approach to writing a screenplay from conception of the idea through the outlining process and onto a finished short script. The focus will be on learning how to break a story, develop an idea, create character arcs, and craft your idea into a three act structure. To learn and practice the elements of a “Good Story Well Told”. To write from a visual an aural perspective and to develop good writing habits while discovering your creative voice.
Starling Thomas is a an award-winning writer and also director based out of Dallas with over seven years of experience writing and directing her first short film in 2012. Her award winning short Harvest has been making waves through the festival circuit this year. Her memoir is set to release in 2020. She currently works with DFA and Women in Film Dallas. Her mission is to help other writers discover their voice and tell the stories that the world is waiting for.