Screenwriting Workshop

Jan 5, 2018

This workshop will introduce participants to screenwriting for film and television. The workshop will cover the proper formatting; the aspects of story structure; character development; use of conflict; and dialogue. There will be in class writing challenges as well as writing assignments to be done for the following classes. This workshop is designed for participants with some knowledge of film or television production. 
Membership to Berkeley Community Media NOT required. 

Call (510) 848-2288 to register. 

Meja Tyehimba, Instructor
Mondays & Thursdays
January 8th, 11, 15, 18, 22
6:30 to 8:30pm

MEJA TYEHIMBA, Writer/Producer/Director, is a published author, playwright, screen writer and filmmaker.

Her four short films: 
When Least Expected, Cantaloupe, In The Key of D and Life premiered at the Queer Women Of Color Film Festivals in 2009, 2011, 2013, and 2014.

Her plays include: 
“Sketches From A Black Girls Diary; I’m Ev’ry Woman; Real, Kids Game;, Y and The Griot were produced in New York with the exception of The Griot, produced in SF.

Written several feature screenplays: 
How Deep The Cut; Gemini; Jitterbug Rabbit And His Friends and The Last Kiss.

Taught Acting, Stage Crafts, Playwriting and Film Production for all age groups and cultures, here in SF, DC and NY.

Member of the Queer Women Of Color production team and the head of AriSata Productions.

Currently working on her first documentary Tradition-Fear-Courage, the plight of an OUT Saudi Arabian gay man.