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Script to Screen: The Art of Visual Storytelling – 11/09/10 – Film Council Office – Columbus, OH

Script to Screen: The Art of Visual Storytelling
Tuesday, November 9, 2010
6:00pm - 16+
Film Council Office (map)
1021 E Broad St, Carriage House in rear
Columbus, OH, USA 43205

Parking is free in the Red Cross parking lot.

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Script to Screen: The Art of Visual Storytelling

This workshop is sold out.

Scripts are where the written word and performance meet. Whether fictional or factual, screenplays are a form of art with unique demands, but also tremendous creative freedom. Not every great story results in a great script, nor does every great script make it to screen.

Explore the techniques professionals use to tell their stories through an interactive discussion on common myths and misperceptions about the process of taking a screenplay to production. Learn to balance plot advancement with character development and craft scripts that will draw the attention of prospective filmmakers. If you’re new to screenwriting or just looking to hone your existing skills, don’t miss this overview of the art of storytelling for motion pictures and television. Even those just interested in the screenwriting process will find a new appreciation for film and the challenges of going from script to screen.

J.R. McMillan

J.R. McMillan is a script consultant with Mojofilter, providing the promotional experience and industry expertise necessary to go from rough concepts to marketable screenplays. McMillan has a BA from Marshall University with a concentration in Journalism and Mass Communications and has worked as an editor, opinion writer, columnist, photographer, publicist and public radio producer. In addition his work in art and independent film, McMillan is also an IT strategist with Avatar Creative Technology, delivering insight and implementation to creative enterprises, agencies and individuals. He resides in Columbus, Ohio.

The Film Council’s offices are located in the carriage house in back of 1021 E Broad St. Parking is available in the Red Cross parking lot directly behind the carriage house, which can be accessed either from S. 21st (the alley directly after the church) or from Madison Ave. Please park in the Red Cross parking lot anywhere except the spaces with ACR Vehicle marking on the blacktop. The workshop will be held upstairs.

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