The Centre for Excellence in Film and Media Studies and Amaka Igwe Studios present a
2week Screenwriting, Producing and Directing Workshop. Classes hold on Mondays to
Fridays only and commence on the 9th of May, 2011.
For screenwriting, some of the courses to be covered include; Who’s a Screenwriter?,
Script appreciation, Finding the Story, The Film story, Story Development, Dialogue
, Writing for film and writing for Television, Characterisation, Plot and Conflict
and Understanding Genres.
For Producing; Who is a producer? ,What is producing?, Breaking down a script,
Shooting on time and budget, working with a director and crew, production project
management. Creative producing, fundraising, Sponsorship and strategy.
For directing; Who is a Director?, Shot by Shot, Casting , Grammar of Directing,
Planning the Shoot, Handling Cast and Crew, Geography of Shots, Shot Composition,
Blocking and Choreography, Camera Placement, Directing Talent, Shooting for Edit.
All those specializing in screenwriting will be expected to complete the screenplay
for a short film during the workshop.
Those for directing will be expected to shoot a short film.
Workshop fee is N50, 000 and this covers training materials, tea/coffee break and
Workshop is open to only 25 participants.
The team of facilitators will be led by Amaka Igwe.
For further information please call 08030833769, or come to 44A Palm Avenue, MKO
Abiola Gardens, Alausa ikeja Lagos.