The Ten Screenwriting Commandments Of Aaron Sorkin
How does he do it? Damn it! An online Masterclass with Bob Schultz
While no-one can write just like Aaron Sorkin, except Aaron Sorkin, we can all learn from his writing. His story structure deftness. His ability to write compelling characters. And then there’s the astonishing dialogue that makes talking movies feel more like verbal action movies.
Deep dive into the DNA of what makes Aaron Sorkin the most envied screenwriter on planet earth. We suspect even Aaron Sorkin himself envies his own legendary stature.
‘Good writers borrow from other writers. Great writers steal from them outright.’
In this interactive workshop you will….
- Learn the essential beats to structure an effective one pager.
- Turn ALL your ideas into viable projects BEFORE investing years or months into developing into scripts.
- Get to grips with heaps of terrific examples to inspire and inform.
- Outline and write a one pager for your project.
- Understand and master the different writing styles needed for a strong one pager.
- Understand WHY this single document is essential to the industry.
- Leave with the toolkit to distil your stories into one pagers that will lead to the next steps.
Let’s be clear, when someone asks you for a one-pager, you want it ready to send them right away… Never make anyone interested in you or your project wait…
The workshop is around six hours with writing exercises. Learn at your own pace.
‘Any time you get two people in a room who disagree about anything, the time of day, there is a scene to be written. That’s what I look for.’
‘It is tremendously insightful and I actually watched Sorkin’s own ‘MasterClass’ series straight afterwards (which Bob’s webinar references occasionally), but on the whole I found Bob’s session much more practical, and actually more astute in drawing out WHAT Sorkin does and HOW he does it. At a fraction of the price, too. Great work Bob. Recommended’
Nick Boocock, Screenwriter
The Nitty Gritty
This is a unique and absurdly affordable opportunity to spend time with Bob, someone who has been training screenwriting for 20 years.
- How much: £33
- On Demand after: Re-watch for one year.
Find the thriller in your drama, the action in your characters’ conversations and charm, wit and connection in every moment of your story.
‘In this “Zoom era” it’s very obvious who can teach online and who cannot. Bob is brilliant at keeping you on your toes for hours and definitely knows his craft. This class is like a movie well made. Everything just works, makes sense, and shifts your perspective in a very interesting way’
Johanna Philip, Writer/Director
‘An artist’s job is to captivate… if we stumble into truth, we got lucky.’
What do Screenwriters Say About This Workshop?
‘Huge roars of approval for all the fun and brain stretch! Bob, like all great teachers, is relentless in sharing knowledge!‘
Anita Tucker, Screenwriter
‘Fabulous material, great delivery, very clear analysis and instruction. Loved the focus, the intensity, being asked to really stretch those writing muscles!‘
Vera Mark, Writer and Filmmaker
‘Just so wonderful, joyful, and useful. I loved every moment – this might be my favourite course ever!’
Varsha Shah, Writer
‘One of the best workshops I’ve ever taken online, smart, funny and very hands on with different writing exercises.’
Johanna Philip, Writer/Director
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This class is run by screenwriter Bob Schultz. For more than 20 years, Bob has been training screenwriters , helping thousands of writers clarify their stories, reorganise their ideas and build confidence to bring the very best version of any writer, to the opportunities they create.