Michael Lengsfield

 

 


 

Screenwriter Michael Lengsfield teaches scriptwriting at the University of East Anglia, where he specializes in the theory and practice of dramatic adaptation.

BA from Connecticut College and MFA from Columbia University. Primary interests are in scriptwriting, with a focus on the theory and practice of adaptation. As a screenwriter, Michael wrote scripts for The Walt Disney Company, Harpo Entertainment and others. He wrote and directed Short Term Bonds, a segment for the "HBO Director's Workshop". The film was later screened at the Sundance Festival and was awarded a CINE Golden Eagle, representing the USA at film festivals throughout the world. In addition, Michael worked for the story department of several production companies, including Icon Entertainment, Imagine Entertainment, Showtime Networks, and Graham King's Initial Entertainment.

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This free online course explores the key concepts and fundamental principles involved in the process of screenwriting. Screenplays form the starting point for most dramatic films, the essential work from which all other filmmaking flows. All of the tender romance, terrifying action and memorable lines begin at the screenwriter’s desk. This free online course will introduce you to the basic elements and key concepts behind a professional screenplay.

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