Learn how to prepare to make a short film with these pre-production tips. Find out how to prep your shot list, create a shooting schedule and budget, scout locations, and get props and costumes ready for action.
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Learn the basics of writing a great script, including storytelling, working with screenwriting software, and revising scripts. These filmmaking tips are designed for anyone who wants to make a short film.
Learn how to write a script for a corporate project, documentary film, or any other nonfiction video project.
Oscar-nominated screenwriter Roger S.H. Schulman shows how to create and format scripts with Final Draft.
Guides you through the process of script writing for informational videos, commercials, and public service announcements.
Walks through the process of getting your screenplay idea out of your head and onto the printed page.
This course details each of Story's three main functions: scriptwriting, collaborative editing, and production organizing.
Moderated by Anne Thompson from indieWIRE, the It Starts with the Script panelists share their stories of script development, writer's block, book adaptation, and, most of all, tenacity, on the way to getting their movies to the screen.
The SBIFF Writers' Panel discusses film development, research, script evolution, and getting movies to the screen.
As a sponsor of the 25th Annual Santa Barbara International Film Festival, lynda.com is delighted to put you in the front row of four fascinating panel discussions with some of Hollywood’s top filmmakers.
“What I'm learning will save me a lot of time and frustration on current and future projects.” —Linda J.
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