Taught by Joe Frankel
Choose one: Wednesday, August 11, 5:00 PM or Thursday, August 26, 5:00 PM
$40 ($35 for JxJ Donors of certain levels*)

Do you have a great idea for a movie that you’ve always dreamt of writing? Whether you’re an aspiring screenwriter or just a movie enthusiast, this crash course will empower you to turn your movie dreams into reality. Learn how to develop your ideas into more compelling and economical stories.  Gain a deeper understanding of screenplay format and structure. Dig into the tropes and formulas of the most popular movie genres. Review and discuss excerpts from classic movie screenplays and compare them to what ended up on screen. You may be closer than you think to creating your masterpiece.

Taught by EDCJCC favorite, Joe Frankel (former Hollywood executive and writer of the upcoming TV series Steve Guttenberg: Frenchman.)

2.5 hours.  One night only.


*The following JxJ Donors are eligible for class discounts:

  • Fan Level ($175) and above donors renewing their donations for the 2020/2021 Season (gifts received after July 1, 2020).
  • New Donors at the Fan Level ($175) or Above

Use the email address attached to your JxJ account and your donor discount will automatically be taken in your cart. If you have questions, call 202.777.3210 and we will be happy to help you complete your transaction.