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2020.03.16


The Script Coach Series: Creating Memorable Characters

(2 customer reviews)

$59.85$66.49

Raindance Members get 15% off this course
Location:
Raindance Film Centre, 10a Craven Street, London, WC2N 5PE
Next Date: Monday 16th March 2020, 18:30 – 21:00
* Concession rates available. Proof of eligibility will be required.

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Description

How Do You Create Compelling Characters?

Characters are at the heart of every story and remembered long after people have forgotten the details of the plot. In this session you will discover how to apply the methods of the great writers like Dickens, Twain, and Chekhov to screenplay writing in order to:

  • Create vivid characters
  • Develop dynamic character relationships,
  • Go beyond stereotypes,
  • Find the comedy, drama and trauma in your characters.

Week 2 of The Script Coach Series: Book all 5 weeks HERE

About The Tutor

Jurgen Wolff is a writer, teacher, and creativity consultant. In the United States, he wrote for sitcoms including Benson and Family Ties. He wrote the feature film, The Real Howard Spitz, starring Kelsey Grammer and directed by Vadim Jean. He was a script doctor on the hit film, Mannequin and others starring Michael Caine, Walter Matthau, and Eddie Murphy. For Germany, he co-created the comedy series, Lukas, which ran for 65 episodes, and an original comedy series called Krista. He also wrote nine episodes of the series, Relic Hunter. He wrote two TV movies for the Olsen Twins, and several the German TV movies including, On Top of the Volcano, starring Maria Schrader and Sebastian Koch (2007). His play, Killing Mother, was produced at the Gorky Theatre in Berlin, and he’s also had plays produced in New York, Los Angeles, and London.

As a writing and creativity teacher, his courses include Beyond Brainstorming, Create Your Future, The Creative Breakthrough Workshop and the ground-breaking Script Coach Series developed exclusively for Raindance. He has presented his courses at the University of Southern California, the University of Barcelona, the Skyros Institute, many films schools, and groups and organisations including The Academy for Chief Executives, Egmont, Grundy-UFA, and Columbia-Tri-Star. For eight years he was a visiting lecturer for the Pilots Program in Sitges.

His books include Your Writing Coach and Your Creative Writing Masterclass (Nicholas Brealey Publishing), Creativity Now (Pearson), Do Something Different (Virgin Business Books), Successful Scriptwriting (Writers Digest Press), Top Secrets: Screenwriting (Lone Eagle Press), and Successful Sitcom Writing (St. Martin’s Press).

He has written for many publications including the Los Angeles Times, the San Francisco Chronicle, Broadcast Magazine, and he is the editor of Brainstorm, the creativity ebulletin.

2 reviews for

2020.03.16


The Script Coach Series: Creating Memorable Characters

  1. Barbara Vonau

    The second instalment was very interesting as well and informative on character creation, going beyond the books and texts I have read so far.

  2. Georgia Fitch

    Lots of invaluable insight

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