Join us in Hollywood for ScreenCraft's first Screenwriting Masterclass with James V. Hart!
James V. Hart is a world-renowned Hollywood screenwriter whose writing/producing credits include Contact, Hook, Bram Stoker's Dracula, Lara Croft: Tomb Raider, August Rush, Epic, Crossbones, Muppet Treasure Island and many more projects in development with major studios. Jim will synthesize what he has learned throughout his long career in Hollywood, working with many of the world's most celebrated filmmakers. Participants will be immersed into Jim's HartChart story-mapping tool and empathetic “in your shoes” approach to coach writers to develop character-driven, market-ready screenplays.
All registrants will receive VIP access to our FREE 25th birthday screening of HOOK, written by James V. Hart and directed by Steven Spielberg - at Sony Pictures Studios on Friday, November 11th.
This masterclass includes:
- The 8 Magic Questions that must be answered before you write
- Introducing the HartChart Signposts and identifying them in your story to create your unique narrative structure
- HartChart analysis of 2-3 current movies, including Hook
- AND includes a free one-year use of the HartChart online app (a $79 value)
... which means writers attending will gain:
- The ability to identify character desire lines — wants, needs, wounds, goals -- to create a character-driven story and a satisfying ending
- An understanding of the all-important role of the audience in the writing process
- Guidance from Jim Hart and in-session writing exercises to create your character-driven story
- A tangible way to identify the structural signposts in your story and to create a strong narrative structure
- Exploration of the HartChart's functions as a tool in your daily writing process
Reserve your pass today!
The first 200 people to register will join as Jim's guest at our opening night party and will receive:
- an exclusive invitation to a 25th birthday screening of James V. Hart's celebrated classic film Hook (directed by Steven Spielberg and starring Robin Williams, Dustin Hoffman, Bob Hoskins and Julia Roberts) and celebration with Jim and The Lost Boys cast at Sony Pictures Studios on the evening of Friday, November 11, 2016
- an energetic two-day masterclass with Jim at the LA Film School, November 12-13
- free use of the HartChart online app for a year ($79 value)
Get to the heart of your story!
All attendees will receive a free year subscription to the online version of the Hart Chart app which is an immensely valuable tool to visualize the emotional beats of your narrative.