Writing Character Growth (Eric Edson)

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    Writing Character Growth: It’s Simpler Than You Think! (Eric Edson)

    Presented by pro screenwriter and university professor Eric Edson, best-selling author of The Story Solution: 23 Actions All Great Heroes Must Take.  Long on Amazon’s Best-Seller list, the book has also become a best-seller in China and recently been republished as a key screenwriting textbook approved for use in all colleges and film schools there.  Eric has written 17 feature screenplays on assignment for such companies as Sony, Warner Brothers, Disney, 20th Century-Fox, ABC Motion Pictures, Lifetime, Showtime, NBC and TNT.   He is a tenured full-professor at California State University, Northridge where he serves as Director of the MFA in Screenwriting Program.

    In this seminar you will learn:

    • What Key Function Character Growth Serves For Film Stories
    • How The Character Growth Arc Fits Into Story Progression
    • What Must Happen In The 5 Steps Of Growth
    • How “Hero Goal Sequences” Help In Writing Character Growth
    • How Picking The Right “Plot Form” Enhances Character Growth
    • How Character Growth Leads To Oscar Nominations