Screenwriting Workshop with Linda Seger

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This October Dr. Linda Seger will visit TAMK and give us an opportunity to enjoy her talent at a two day screenweiting workshop.

Dr. Linda Seger is the author of fifteen books, many of which spanning several editions and numerous foreign translations. Nine of these books are on screenwriting and film-making, including the best-selling Making a Good Script Great, Creating Unforgettable Characters, and Writing Subtext.

Dr. Seger has consulted on over 2,000 scripts, including over 50 produced feature films and over 35 produced television projects, and has given seminars in over 30 countries around the world

This October Dr. Seger will visit TAMK and give us an opportunity to enjoy her talent at a two day screenwriting workshop.


Workshop Schedule

DAY ONE 11.10.2019

10-11:15 - Art, Craft, and Creativity

The seminar will begin by discussing the difference between art, craft and creativity. We will
discuss the creative process and how to make it work for you. We will also discuss the art and craft of storytelling, including shaping and structuring the story and subplots. Using lecture, film clips and Q & A, the morning session will look at ways that the structure supports the story, and what the story needs to do to create a satisfying film.

11:15–11:30 - Coffee Break

11:30–12:45 - Structuring Scenes and Scene Sequences

12:45–13:45 - Lunch

13:45–14:45 - Exploring the Theme and How to Work with the Theme, Giving Meaning to the Story and Deepening the Story

14:45–15:00 - Coffee Break

15:00–16:00 - Creating Cinematic Images

DAY TWO 12.10.2019

10–11:15 - Creating the Character Spine

11:15–11:30 - Coffee Break

11:30-12:45 - Creating Character Dimensionality

12:45–13:45 - Lunch

13:45–14:45 - Writing Dialogue and Subtext and Creating the Tansformational Arc

In this afternoon session, we will be watching film clips from the movie As Good as It Gets, which is one of the great movies to illustrate the transformational arc and great dialogue. Dr. Seger will be stopping and starting the film to point out examples of all that we have talked about in the seminars as well as looking carefully of how the transformational arc moves throughout the story.

14:45–15:00 - Coffee Break

15:00–16:00 - The Transformational Arc contiuned



The price of the two-day workshop is 130 € + VAT 24 %. For groups of 10 people or over, please contact us for discount.


All rights are reserved to any changes or cancellations regarding the workshop.

Further information

Ari Koivumäki
Principal Lecturer, Media Production
050 590 9312 | ari.koivumä

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