Craft: Create a Compelling Protagonist
The Protagonist is almost always the single most important character in your story, so you had better make sure you craft a compelling one.
1-week online screenwriting course
Making your Protagonist “sympathetic” or finding your Protagonist’s “flaw” is all well and good… if you want to write a surface level character. In this 1-week online screenwriting course, you will learn how to dig deep into a Protagonist to discover personality dynamics that can make a multidimensional lead character.
- See why the Protagonist represents the very soul of your story and how their psychological journey is the source of the script’s emotional meaning.
- Workshop your story’s Protagonist to uncover not only their unique persona, but also how their Want and Need define the narrative arc.
Seven lectures written by Scott Myers
Special insider tips
Daily forum Q&As.
Workshop writing assignments with instructor and class feedback
A 90-minute live teleconference between instructor and class members