***For Youth Filmmakers, grades 7-12 only***
Join filmmaker and screenwriter Melissa Sweazy as she takes you through an interactive, creative journey of writing a short movie script! From brainstorming to structure to character arcs, you'll discover many of the rules of screenwriting, and then...how to break them!
Melissa Anderson Sweazy is an award-winning screenwriter (Austin Film Festival Finalist for THE DEVIL IN REVERSE, Grand Prize at Vail and Nashville Film Festival, finalist at Nantucket for THE DEPARTMENT OF SIGNS AND MAGICAL INTERVENTION) & filmmaker (Indie Memphis Best Hometowner Short for JOHN’S FARM, Indie Memphis Best Homeowner Doc Short “AJ,” Special Jury Prize for Best Ensemble at Oxford Film Festival for DEPT OF SIGNS). Her hour drama pilot script “The Fox Sisters” is currently in consideration for the Sundance Episodic Lab. You can see and read about her work at melissasweazy.com