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You Can Write a Movie! Bootcamp (Film School for Kids | Screenwriting)

In this creative writing bootcamp, writers will learn how to take a story idea and write it for the screen.
Dana Leon
10 total reviews for this teacher
2 reviews for this class
Completed by 6 learners
45 minutes
per class
4x per week
over 1 week
year olds
learners per class
per learner - per class

How does a "Multi-Day" course work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

How Outschool Works

Available Times

Pacific Time

Tue, Nov 1

Nov 1 – 4 (1 week)
Tu, We, Th, Fr
12:00 – 12:40 PM

Mon, Nov 7

Nov 7 – 10 (1 week)
Mo, Tu, We, Th
1:00 – 1:45 PM

Mon, Nov 14

Nov 14 – 17 (1 week)
Mo, Tu, We, Th
12:00 – 12:45 PM

Mon, Dec 5

Dec 5 – 8 (1 week)
Mo, Tu, We, Th
12:00 – 12:45 PM

Mon, Dec 26

Dec 26 – 29 (1 week)
Mo, Tu, We, Th
10:00 – 10:40 AM

Tue, Jan 3, 2023

Jan 3 – 6, 2023 (1 week)
Tu, We, Th, Fr
9:00 – 9:45 AM
Don't see a time that works for you?


Class Experience

This class is taught in English.
This class will satisfy the following Common Core ELA standards: W.3a-e, W.4, W.5, W.6, and W.10

- Write narratives to develop real or imagined experiences or events using effective technique, descriptive details, and clear event sequences.
- Orient the reader by establishing a situation and introducing characters; organize an event sequence that unfolds naturally.
- Use dialogue and description to develop experiences and events or show the responses of characters to situations.
- Use concrete words and phrases and sensory details to convey experiences and events precisely.
- Provide a conclusion that follows from the narrated experiences or events.
- Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development and organization are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
- Develop and strengthen writing as needed by planning, revising, and editing.
- Use technology to produce and publish writing as well as to interact and collaborate with others.
I have taught the writing process in my 3rd and 4th grade classes and adapted them for a filmmaking club at my former school. Prior to becoming a teacher, I had worked on a few independent films and attended film school. 
Any writing work not completed during our lesson will be completed as homework. 
Notebook (optional)
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
- Writers will be given verbal or written feedback on their work for each lesson before the next day. 
- Feedback will be given to all final projects. 
- Final grades available upon request. 
3 hours per week in class, and an estimated 0 - 1 hours per week outside of class.
Kahoot will be used in this class, learners don't need an account but may need help switching tabs. The best Kahoot experience is having the Kahoot app loaded on a second device.

I will share templates through Google docs, though your child can use a notebook or other word document application.
They will still need to upload their work each week to show their progress and to receive feedback.


Dana Leon
Lives in the United States
Certified Special Education Teacher, Math and Film Enthusiast
10 total reviews
42 completed classes

About Me

I offer bootcamps, FLEX classes and a variety of one-time classes that can be auto-scheduled.

I believe students of all ages learn best when they are actively engaged. This can be through play or learning through a topic that interests them. This... 
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