Writing for the Screen Workshop Begins
This 6 week workshop will be Oct. 13, Oct. 20, Oct. 27, Nov. 3, Nov. 10 and Nov. 17 from 7-9 p.m. at OSU-Tulsa.
“Writing for the Screen” is a multi-week workshop that introduces students to the basics of writing a 5—8 page screenplay. Students will learn the building blocks of screenplay formatting, dramatic structure, character development, and the keys to making a thematic impact on an audience. Students will workshop their ideas with the class and receive verbal and written feedback on multiple drafts of their work. Screenwriters from all experience levels are welcome to attend and are encouraged to come to the class with three short screenplay ideas. Access to a computer with word-processing software or screenwriting software is recommended.
Scholarships are available for those with financial need. Apply here.
About the instructor
Zach Litwack is a filmmaker based out of Tulsa, OK. He has worked in the film industry and taught filmmaking in Tulsa and Chicago, IL since 2001. His fiction and documentary films have screened at numerous festivals, including The Cannes Film Festival and the Kansas City International Film Festival. He has recently begun work as a Filmmaker in Residence at Oklahoma State University, where he teaches film workshops and helps develop curriculum for the college’s burgeoning film education program.
Additionally, he has worked for FireThief Productions where he directed, produced, and edited various commercial work as well as the PBS program, "Osiyo: Voices of the Cherokee People", for which he earned multiple Heartland Emmy Awards. He is in post-production on the short dark comedy, "I’m Taking You Home" and in development on the features, "Lost and Found" and "Quiet Storm".