High School Workshops

Workshops & coaching for students serious about careers in media.

  • 1 hour
  • Vary (See List)
  • In-class or online

Service Description

(60-90 minute session | 1 - 7 sessions) Career Pathways & Post-Secondary Prep for Story Development in Media  Career preparation for students serious about pursuing studio or independent vocations as professional writers and media creators. This school year, WriterJump's Paul Donnett will be providing high school classrooms with 7 industry-level writer workshops covering: • Career pathways for writers & media content creators • Asset & portfolio development  • Professional disciplines & best practices • Industry interfaces & building your professional network • Post-secondary preparation (8 steps from selection to application) Career pathways include: • Online media content creator • Screenwriter (film, TV, web series, podcast) • Author (fiction, non-fiction) • Freelance, blog or copy writer • Producer • Director Sessions include: Workshop 1: Mastering Ideation, Audience & Story Development Workshop 2: Discovering Your Creative Voice & Themes Workshop 3: Mastering Characters, Plots & Arcs Workshop 4: Mastering Visual Storytelling & Dialogue Workshop 5: Writing Great Scenes Workshop 6: Pitch, Career & Portfolio Fundamentals Workshop 7: 1-ON-1 STUDENT SCRIPT REVIEW/FEEDBACK 1 Workshop $200 3 workshops $500 5 workshops $700 All 7 $900 Feel free to contact Paul directly: paul@writerjump.com “Paul has been become an indispensable part of our script writing and filmmaking process. His knowledge and expert advice has helped my students make enormous advances in their skills and practice in all stages of production. He has helped many students enter the post-secondary and professional world of film.” Phil Byrne, Teacher Burnaby North Secondary District ACE-IT Program “Paul Donnett = engagement! He combines creativity, professionalism, industry-readiness, passion and a down to earth approach to teaching story development, which my students absolutely love. His lessons, direction, and feedback have proven crucial for my students to bring their stories to life. Students love everything Paul brings to the table!” Jamie Leduc, Teacher -Sisler High, SislerCreate Winnipeg, MB

Contact Details

paul@writerjump.com