Quay St, Manchester M3 3GS, UK
21st CENTURY ‘HORROR’ SCREENWRITING LECTURE
60 Minute lecture is a condensed version of a two day ‘Horror
Screenwriting Weekend’ course commencing summer 2019. This taster
session will feature new, innovative ideas and techniques offering
valuable insight into the workings of the genre and practical approaches
to help stimulate original content and maintain clarity during the
writing and re-writing process.
How the technique of TERROR/HORROR/TRAUMA is used to create ‘frights’
How all Horror stories can be condensed into one of three primal WARNINGS
The outdated paradigm of Horror
The 5 TYPES of MONSTER
How to create a MEMORABLE Monster
Priorities in the re-write
How to use CONTEXT to your advantage
How to bring morality into your screenplay with a ‘Devil’s disciple’ character
And much more.
The lecture is suitable for beginner to advanced.