Aaron Sorkin Teaches Screenwriting MasterClass


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Start writing your award-winning script with Aaron Sorkin MasterClass

Aaron Sorkin wrote his first movie on cocktail napkins. Those napkins turned into “A Few Good Men”, starring Jack Nicholson. Now, the Academy Award-winning writer of “The West Wing” and “The Social Network” is teaching screenwriting. You’ll learn his rules of storytelling, dialogue, character development, and what makes a script actually sell. By the end, you'll write unforgettable screenplays.

Aaron Sorkin Teaches Screenwriting Lesson Plan

  1. Introduction
  2. Intention and Obstacle
  3. Story Ideas
  4. Developing Characters
  5. Research
  6. Incorporating Research
  7. The Audience
  8. Rules of Story
  9. Film Story Arc
  10. Writing Habits
  11. Five Group Workshops
  12. Writing Scenes
  13. Scene Case Study: Steve Jobs
  14. Scene Case Study: The West Wing
  15. Writing Captivating Dialogue
  16. Dialogue Case Study: The West Wing
  17. Rewrites: First Draft
  18. Rewrites: Notes
  19. The West Wing Writers Room (Parts 1 – 8)
  20. Group Workshop: Pitch Session
  21. Group Workshop: Aaron pitches Mission to Mars
  22. Closing Thoughts

How much does Aaron Sorkin Teach Screenwriting MasterClass cost?

The annual MasterClass membership is $180 and provides unlimited access to all classes and new classes as they launch. All MasterClass memberships include access to our mobile and TV apps, high-definition videos, and downloadable class workbooks.


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