Paul Castro the original writer of the Warner Bros. hit movie, AUGUST RUSH.He is a produced, award winning screenwriter and world-renowned screenwriting professor. Success leaves clues and so do masterfully crafted screenplays that sell for millions of dollars.
20 brisk segments.
Professional screenwriting techniques
Plot development for the big screen
Creating compelling characters to attract movie stars
Structure to serve as the blueprint for your movie
Scene construction to evoke suspense
Sequence writing to manage an ensemble cast
Good movie idea to writing a great feature film screenplay!
And so much more!
Entertainment industry professionals celebrate Paul Castro:
“A truly inspirational experience. I left Paul Castro’s class more prepared.Invaluable!” Rick Rapoza. Sold his script for $500,000.
“What clearly resonates with me is Paul’s love for and dedication to his students and to storytelling. He is a composed and practical artist and teacher, yet highly imaginative in his approach.”Michael Eisner, Former CEO of The Walt Disney Company.
“Paul Castro teaches screenwriting from the inside out.”Richard Walter, UCLA Screenwriting Chairperson.
"Paul Castro is exceptionally skilled at his craft."Bill Badalato TOP GUN, MEN OF HONOR.
“Paul is one of the best screenwriters I’ve known in my 50 plus years of movie making.”Oscar winner, Shirley Maclaine
“RUNNING WITH GOD… Spectacular writing!”Oscar nominated Terrence Howard, IRONMAN, AUGUST RUSH.
“Paul Castro teaches with elegant style." Sean Astin, LORD OF THE RINGS.
“I was taken with his understanding of cinematic writing.”Ross Greenburg, Producer MIRACLE.
“Clear and concise offering aspiring screenwriters the tools necessary to go from baby screenwriter to working professional. I am forever grateful.”Yule Caise, HEROES
“Paul is simply one of the best I’ve worked with.”
Don Ranvaud, CITY OF GOD
- A spirited willingness to learn this wonderful craft to tell the story you were meant to tell.A laptop or pad-pen is just fine.
- By the end of this course, you will be able to sculpt a full length feature film screenplay.
Paul Castro is a highly respected professional screenwriter of forty plus original television pilots and feature length screenplays. Major studios, A-list producers, Oscar winning movie stars and production companies in Los Angeles, New York and London have collaborated with Paul Castro for his screenwriting expertise.
As part of a 3 picture million-dollar deal, Paul sold his original screenplay AUGUST RUSH, the Warner Bros. hit starring Robin Williams, Jonathan Reese Myers, Kerri Russell, Terrence Howard and Freddie Highmore. SPEED KILLS staring John Travolta, and WEDDING OF DREAMS for Hallmark.
Paul Castro is one of the leading screenwriting experts in the world having lectured around the globe on the craft of value-based storytelling and the business of the entertainment industry. Many of his students are now professionals in the entertainment industry.
•Professional Screenwriter – Film & Television 15+ years
•Premiere screenwriting teacher in the world
•Original feature film writer of AUGUST RUSH, SPEED KILLS, SUMMER DREAM WEDDING, and writer of 40+ feature films.
* Original writer of SPEED KILLS, starring John Travolta
•UCLA Film School Professor undergraduate program and graduate program
•Master of Fine Arts in Film & Television, UCLA
•Professional Program in Screenwriting, UCLA Professor
•UCLA Professor Film and Television
•MovieGuide Award Winner “AUGUST RUSH.”
•Writers Guild of America (WGA) 15+ years