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Screenwriting Masterclass

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1310 Gallery - Sailboat Bend Artist Lofts

1310 Southwest 2nd Court

Fort Lauderdale, FL 33312

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Screenwriting Masterclass

  • Are you a Writer, Director, Producer that wants to learn a proven framework to consistently WRITE and develop AWARD WINNING SCRIPTS into films?

  • Are you an actor that wants to start writing your own content?

  • Are you an intermediate or experienced writer that is "stuck" on a script or has a script sitting on the shelf that you want to finish, but not sure how?

  • Are you a new writer that has an idea in your head that you know would make a great film and you're not sure where to start or having a hard time getting it on paper?

If you answered "Yes" to any of these questions then the Screenwriting Masterclass is for you!

Whether you are a filmmaker, actor, writer or creative person with an idea for a script you want to get off the ground, the Screenwriting Masterclass will give you a battle tested framework professionals use to quickly and consistently produce high quality stories and screenplays, the kind of stories that make careers and win awards.

Learn lightning fast techniques to:

  • Craft Compelling story structures.

  • Develop engaging, three dimensional characters.

  • Interpret and apply feedback to improve your script.

Writing is not a spectator sport.

Over the course of the weekend, you'll LEARN and APPLY a simple framework to create an original production ready short format screenplay.

All scripts will get multiple live readings, feedback rounds, and rewrites with an experienced mentor guiding you each step of the way.

One script from this class will be selected for production as a short film.

You'll walk away with:

  • A work-shopped production ready "Calling Card" short film script.

  • A chance to have your script produced as a short film.

  • A simple, comprehensive framework for developing and "doctoring" stories you can use for the rest of your career to bring ideas to life.

Pros and Novices Welcome

Whether you have a writing degree, write professionally, or are just curious, if you want to learn how to turn your ideas into compelling, fully developed stories, this class is for you.

Space is limited. We look forward to writing with you!


A Laptop computer or other device that allows you to quickly write and rewrite text.

Class Schedule

Sat. March 30, 2019, 10 am - 5 pm

Sun. March 31, 2019, 10 am - 5 pm


Early Bird, March 1st - 10th, $197

General Admission, $237

Seating is limited, tickets based on availability.

Meet Your Mentor

Franco Barbeite, directed award winning music videos and commercials for clients like MySpace and GBX Shoes. Before that he was an editor on Ed Harris's Academy Award winning film "Pollack", designed and animated one of Universal Television's first hit reality shows "Blind Date", and worked as writer/producer at FX Channel, cowriting with 5 time Emmy Award winning writer Sandy Frank. When Franco isn't judging film festivals, he's usually mentoring emerging filmmakers.

We are excited to write with you!

The Arts Accelerator




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