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    Scriptwriting Classes at Irvine Valley College - Mark Sevi

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     Taught by a Professional Screenwriter (credits)

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    These writing classes are through IVC Continuing Education: Website ( for more information, or call Community Ed (949) 451-5555 if the information is not yet on the website.  
    You can also leave a voicemail at 949.610.4299

    Learn how to write a script but more importantly learn techniques on how to tell a complete and compelling story!

    Get that movie/TV series/animation idea on paper!  Don't think about it - do it now!  
    What are you waiting for?  Seriously!


    Thursday nights 6:30pm-9:30pm
    (normally 8 sessions)
    Thursday nights 6:30pm-9:30pm
    (normally 10 sessions)

    - Winter 2014 -
    Thursday, November 6th, 2014, ends January 15th, 2015
    (no classes Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Years week)

    - Winter 2015 -
    Thursday, February 5th, 2014
    , ends April 7th, 2015

    You do not have to know anything about writing or scriptwriting to take tis class!
    Unleash your inner storyteller in a fast and friendly lecture/workshop setting!


    - Winter 2014 -
    Tuesday, November 18th, ends January 27th, 2105
    (no classes Christmas and New Years week)

    - Winter 2015 -
    Tuesday, February 3th, 2015, ends April 7th, 2015

    This is an ongoing class workshop with students working on material already in progress or new material of their own.  It is ongoing and never stops.

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    I will take you from zero to working on your feature in 8 weeks through home writing assignments and in-class interactive workshops and lectures.

    • Scenes
    • Scene sequences
    • Dialogue
    • Action
    • Story Structure
    • Theme
    • Formatting For The Screen (very easy and simple)
    • And more - are covered completely in class.

    This is a dynamic, interactive workshop-based class that puts you firmly on the road to your dreams of writing a movie.

    titanicThere is more focus on a dynamic, problem-solving script workshop and in understanding advanced script techniques based on breakdowns of films and submitted ongoing student work.
    Class is 10% lecture, 90% interactive workshop.

    If you:

    • Have a script in progress.
    • Are continuing from the Intro class.
    • Or have written scripts previously...

    ...then this is probably your class.

    This is a dynamic, interactive workshop-based class that helps you shape your material and get it ready for marketing.

    Classroom: A123 - in the A100 Building - Enter on the Quad Side    Classroom: A123 - in the A100 Building - Enter on the Quad Side


    Be sure to get parking pass in machines on campus!
    Parking passes can also be obtained through campus police department on campus, in person before 6:00pm M-F
    Campus Map: HERE


    Find Current Info, Leave Questions at the Facebook Page (


    neoEach class (Intro/Intermediate) has a bit different focus but they are both fundamentally geared to learn film theory, practice, and to write, write, write.

    Each week we will watch a movie at home, break it down in class, and work on our material in a hands-on, dynamic workshop.

    Work with other students in a fun, interactive setting.


    ABOUT MARK SEVI (please see for Mark's film credits if link doesn't work)

    • 25+ scripts sold, 19 movies produced including "Devil's Knot" with Reese Witherspoon and Colin Firth
    • Articles on Screenwriting for Writer’s Digest, Salon. com and various other pubs and contributor to various books on scriptwriting.
    • Featured speaker at writing conferences and colleges.
    • Teaching screenwriting for 12+ years.
    • President and founder of The Orange County Screenwriters Association (WebsiteFacebook | LinkedIn | MeetUp)


    charlize theron prometheusQUESTIONS?  

    You can go to MarkSevi.Com and use the contact form to send a message. Or reply through this ad.
    Call 949.451.5555 or 949.610-4299 or send an email (using above REPLY link) through this ad or leave a message on

    REMEMBER TO GET A PARKING STICKER!  There is no "amnesty" for new students.


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