Feature Development Lab

Mar 17 to Apr 28 — Sundays, 10:00am – 1:00pm (PT)

Instructor: Stacey Miller

Feature Development Lab is the course upon which all of our feature writing courses are built. You will go from concept to outline over 5 weeks by applying Script Anatomy’s tools. Suitable for new and experienced writers both.

Each week, you will learn a new writing tool, and then receive a corresponding assignment in which you apply it to your own project. You will also give and receive weekly feedback, from your instructor and your peers, providing you with an honest evaluation of your material in a dynamic and supportive environment.

If you’re new to Script Anatomy, and serious about your feature, this is the place to start. But expect to work hard, this is an intensive course. What you’ll learn here will sustain you throughout your career.

Classes cover: Brainstorming Your Concept / Logline / “Elevator Pitch” / Creating Compelling Characters / Stakes and Conflict / Dynamic Relationships / Analyzing Three Act Structure / Outline / Theme / Transformational Arc / Set-pieces / Cinematic Imagery

Testimonial: “I had a really wonderful, positive experience in the class with Stacey. It was my first Script Anatomy class and I really enjoyed the structure. I appreciated the lectures which I found to be a great reminder of foundations that I had learned years ago — and Stacey applied them to examples that helped reflect it. She was always collaborative, kind, complimentary, and professional with everyone in class regardless of our professional experience. I think she pushed all of us and was able to adjust to help people who had never attacked a piece of writing like this with grace and helpful thoughts to get students to really understand their “whys” of the story. Overall, I would recommend the class and Stacey to anyone who is looking into taking a class.— Lauren Certo

When: Mar 17 / Mar 24 / Apr 7 / Apr 14 / Apr 28

*OFF Mar 31 Easter holiday
*OFF Apr 21 for Outlines


Cost: $810

9 writers max

Click here for our full refund policy. All sales are final. No refunds. A transfer request 45+ days before the 1st day of class will be honored (class must be selected within five business days of transfer request).

PHOTO / VIDEO DISCLAIMER: Script Anatomy reserves the exclusive right to use any photograph/video/audio taken at any Script Anatomy class, without requiring the permission of those included within the photograph/video. Script Anatomy may use the photograph/video/audio for educational, commercial, marketing or publicity purposes without limitation, and in perpetuity.

INSTRUCTOR DISCLAIMER: Since all of Script Anatomy’s instructors are working writers, opportunities sometimes arise in their careers that prohibit them from teaching. Change of instructor doesn’t qualify you, the student, a refund unless that refund falls under our normal refund rules. By paying and signing up for this class you are acknowledging and agreeing that the original instructor of this class may change before the class begins.

Please note that classes are for individuals aged 18 and older.


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