Writing Marvel Supervillains: How to Write a Great Villain for Film and Comics!
Students will take a deep dive into the Marvel Universe to analyze the craft of storytelling for film and use critical thinking to come up with their own original villain and superhero story. #OSFF
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In this class students will learn my number one secret to writing a great screenplay- write a great villain! We will take a deep dive into the Marvel films to uncover what a supervillain is and what makes a villain great for writing an interesting story. We'll explore how to use craft and writing elements to make the story exciting and engaging to an audience. Learning is enhanced by visuals and clips from the Marvel films. The main character arcs that we will be covering in this class are...
students will learn the top five key elements to writing an amazing villain and an exciting story for film. -what is the difference between a superhero and a supervillain -why is a villain or antagonist necessary for storytelling -character design -character origin story -character wants and story arcs
2 files available upon enrollmentThe attached script is optional. You do not have to print it.
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50 minutes per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
All of the Marvel films are rated PG-13. Please do not have your student take this class if you are not comfortable with them watching Marvel films. *Please note that the sample script is optional and DOES NOT need to be printed.
We will be focusing on villains from the Captain America, Iron Man, Thor, and The Avengers story lines. Here is a list of Marvel Movies used in the creation of this class: Captain America Iron Man Iron Man 2 Thor The Avengers Thor The Dark World Iron Man 3 Captain America Winter Soldier Avengers: Age of Ultron Captain America: Civil War Thor Ragnarok The Avengers: Infinity War Avengers: End Game
SarahWorking Screenwriter For Feature Film in Hollywood
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Hey there! I'm Sarah. I teach creative writing classes for film and other film related topics. Currently I am a working screenwriter in Los Angeles and over the years I have worked on many film and television productions ranging from the Emmys...