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Bridging The Gap Between Writers and Producers.

Bridge 17: Compelling Stories. Extraordinary Writing.

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Bridge 17 Writer's Room Classes​

A writer's community built for writers by writers.

252 Walker St SW, Atlanta, GA 30313

 #scriptwritersonl​y


Study The Bridge Method™

A writing style designed for emerging writers.

The Bridge Method™  is a proven technique designed for emerging writers to rise above the pack. Our workshops contain functional skills to develop your craft with pacing, authentic storytelling, build your muscle, and basics of screenwriting.

Tracks Offered:


  >ON-DEMAND CLASSES. ($)

  >Online Classes and In-Person courses, when available. ($$)

  >Private Consultations, ideal for the one-on-one direction of a project. ($$$)

  >Writer-for-Hire-Services ($$$$)

 




ON-DEMAND CLASSES​​


PART 1  - STORY STORMING

On demand course video with workbook. 

A version of brainstorming design for the writing process. Use this process to turn a radical story concept into a plausible story worthy of a read.


Product: 

a. Workbook I- Story Storming

b. Class Video


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PART 2 - CHARACTER MAPPING

On demand course video with workbook.

A method used to draw out, from an analytic perspective character's tone, mood, motivations, and questions of characters in a story.


Product:

a. Workbook II- Character Mapping

b. Class Video



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PART 3 - BREAK THE STORY

On demand course video with workbook. 

To "break" a story essentially means to decide the narrative elements that make up a story - plot points. Your tasks in this workbook are to decide in what order the plot points and narrative events need to occur to write your story naturally.


Product:

a. Workbook III - Break the Story

b. Class Video


$79.99

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PART 4 - REWRITING & EDITING

On demand course video with workbook.

Writing is rewriting. In this final installment, learn how to run reports for dialogue, action lines, beat board, and scene review. Enhance dialogue with metaphors and subtext.


Product:

a. Workbook IV- Rewriters & Edits

b. Class Video

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PRIVATE SESSIONS

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Hena Mustafa

TV writer, a 1st-gen lesbian Palestinian flmmaker, screenwriter, and poet currently based in New York City. Her writing aesthetic is sensual, textured, and raw.

Bridge 17 private consultation for Series Writing with Hena Mustafa

Private consultations are ideal for the one-on-one guided direction of a TV project. These sessions are similar to having a writing coach; trained to collaborate, order your thoughts, and serve as an accountability partner.  


Product: 

a. 4 weeks of 2-hour private sessions.

b. Audio recording of each session.

c. Story mapping, character development, script notes.


$499

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AZ Yeamen

AZ brings heart, energy, and clarity of vision to story development and screenwriting projects. Her students have created concepts in class, outlined, drafted, written, rewritten, and sold projects to networks.

Bridge 17 private consultation for Film Writing with AZ Yeamen

Private consultations are ideal for the one-on-one guided direction of a TV project. These sessions are similar to having a writing coach; trained to collaborate, order your thoughts, and serve as an accountability partner.


Product:

a. 8 weeks of 2-hour private sessions.

b. Audio recording of each session.

c. Story mapping, character development, script notes.


$1399

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FULL SERIES

Save $50 when buying the full workbook series. 

COMING SOON!

Level I Certification

Scriptwriting Basics -

(Pre-requisite for Level II)

Scriptwriting Basics 

(Pre-requisite for Level II)

Weekend Writing Workshop

(May 21 & 22, 2022)

This two-day workshop will cover screenwriting basics, proper elements of scene structure, and discuss approaches to the story. Who should come? This workshop is open for all writers who have a written script and need professional industry-standard guidance on how to move forward.

Class Time:

Start 10 am

Lunch 1 pm - 1:30pm

End 3 pm

We're very excited to see you for our Weekend Writing Workshop.

What to bring:

• Open Mind

• Bottled Water

• Snack/Lunch

• Notebook and Writing Instrument

• Laptop (if possible)

• Working Script (any stage of development will do)

In-Person COVID protected.

(Max class size 25)

Atlanta, GA 30313

Saturday - Sunday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm

$250

Register: OPEN

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4-Week Workbook Session

Personal Script Workbook Series

(Starting September Film 12th & TV 13th, 2022)

Using your personal screenplay, in this 4-week workbook-guided uses the Bridge Method™ to story approach, character development, dialogue, and understanding audience psychology. Who should come? The workshop is designed for writers that want a class focused on how to improve their script.

Choose Monday for screenplays, Tuesday for teleplays - pilot script (no specs).

Online Class Time:

Start 6:55 pm (EST)

End 9:29 pm (EST)

(Max class size 25)

Screenplay Mondays Sep 12th - Oct 3rd

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Teleplay Tuesdays Sep 13th - Oct 4th

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

$425

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Writer Wednesdays

Sometimes we just need to gather with other writers!

Let's read, critique, and workshop scripts


Suggested Schedule

4pm - Writers Gather: pleasantries, wine, snacks and intro of Writing Topic

4:15 - Writers write: topic or personal work

6pm - Break

6:30 - Writers Gather to discuss the "Script of the Week"

7:30 - Writers Nerd Out and discuss current shows, films, techniques, scripts, and work opportunities (an opportunity to watch scenes here)

8:30 - Adjourn


Writer Submissions to "Script of the Week"

- 1st 2 weeks will focus on Industry Scripts (1 film, 1 TV)

- Writer Must attend at least 3 sessions to have script critiqued


Script must meet group criteria:

1. properly formatted at industry level

2. specified genre

3. clear and properly formatted scenes

4. fully fleshed out characters

5. decisive act structure

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