“Features are marathons. Shorts are sprints.”
As a creator, you know that the driving force behind a good script is having a compelling story that tells a message in words and pictures. Sounds obvious, but it can be challenging if your idea is vague and you only have 10 minutes of screen time. Fortunately, writer and director Seth Worley knows a trick or two to get you going. In his course on MZed, Short Films 101, he not only explains how to write a compelling story for a short film, but also offers practical exercises on finding your own voice, structuring material, and troubleshooting on-set mishaps.
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