Write a Short Film with Philip Tarl Denson
From an initial concept to a shooting draft, learn about the key points of storytelling and forming a structure that will grab the audience. This workshop provides a practical and supportive instruction to write a short film.
Learn how to identify what makes short films memorable for audiences and how to develop an engaging and compelling story, expressly written for the screen.
Discussions, written exercises and feedback will cover all areas of successful storytelling; these discussions will include character, dialogue and visual description, as well as what key aspects are essential for an original, unforgettable emotional experience for your audience.
Philip Tarl Denson is an award-winning screenwriter living in Darwin, Northern Territory. Philip has optioned feature film screenplays both in Australia and in the US and is part of the Australian Writers’ Guild Pathways program for emerging screenwriters. Philip has thrice been nominated for an Australian Writer’s Guild award for an unproduced screenplay and last year was a finalist in the INSITE screenplay competition and the John Hinde Award for Science Fiction. As well as being a finalist in international competitions such as the Nicholl fellowship and the Bluecat Screenplay competition, Philip has received development funding from Screen Australia, Screen NSW and Screen Territory. Philip has also had projects selected to participate at the Berlinale Talent Project Market and NY Film Week.
Saturday, April 29
Katherine Regional Arts, 19 Second Street, (Enter from O’Sheas)
Cost: $15/$10 for NTWC members.
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