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Course Materials

Course materials for workshops at ECAA are listed below. Theses materials can be downloaded or viewed in either PDF or JPEG format.

Scene Studies

Hey Taxi Man!

Blood in the Alley

Donut for Two & A Taxi Cab

Screenwriting Studies

Course Book: The Screenwriter's Bible (purchase on Amazon here).

The Three-Act Structure

17 Screenwriting Lessons from Stephen King

Stephen King on Writing

Method-writing-interview with Quentin Tarantino

Is Screenplay Structure Theory Ruining Movies?

Argo - Screenplay by Chris Terrio

Screenplays to read or download online

Synopsis for Screenplay

3 Act Structure Diagram

Trigger Hunch (short film) - 3-Act Structure dramatic example

8 Sequences study

Logline Examples

One Page Treatment Example

Books on Screenwriting

Argo (script)

Black Panther (script)

Lights! Camera! Action! Christians are building their own Hollywood

Mainstreet (short film example) - Official Selection at the International Christian Film Festival

Short films and adaptation

Born on the Fourth of July (trailer)

Pretty Woman (trailer)

Recommended Screenwriting Books:

Advanced Screenwriting by Dr. Linda Seger
The Screenwriter's Workbook by Syd Field
Screenplay by Syd Field
Story by Robert McKee
High Concept by Justin Wyatt
Writing Screenplays that Sell by Michael Hauge
Writing the Character Centered Screenplay by Andrew Horton
Elements of Style for Screenwriters by Argentini
How to Adapt Anything into a Screenplay by Richard Krevolin
The Art of Adaptation: Turning Fact and Fiction into Film by Linda Seger
The 101 Habits of Highly Successful Screenwriters by Karl Iglesias


3-Act Structure Graph



Meisner Exercises

Repetition exercises

The Icy Cave: Imagination Exercise

The Uncomfortable Desert: Imagination Exercise

Overcoming Stage Fright: Imagination Exercise

Cold Reads

Ordering from an Italian Menu


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