A Midsummer Night’s Dream – Letter to King Theseus

My noble King Theseus,   I send this letter to you in hopes to persuade your thoughts on the dilemma between myself, my father Egeus, Demetrius, and Lysander.   My father has ordered me to marry Demetrius, a man who I do not love. I am aware that you are to be wed to the... Continue Reading →


In-Depth #2

Since I have started my In-Depth Project a little while ago, I have been brainstorming ideas for my movie, researching camera angles, and figuring out what programs and software I can use to my advantage during the editing portion of my project. I also had a brief meeting with my mentor, Jeff C. We talked... Continue Reading →

ZIP #5 – Final DOL

What is your inquiry question? What initially drew you to this question? Did your question stay the same, or did it change over time? Why?   My inquiry question was "What makes an effective dramatic screenplay?". I was mainly interested in this question because I enjoy making short films and wanted to know how to... Continue Reading →

ZIP #4

Knowing what you know now, what advice would you give yourself at the start of your inquiry? Since I am in the early stages of writing my screenplay, I have already done research through books and websites and have been applying it to my writing so far. I did not know how tedious and time... Continue Reading →

In-Depth #1

For my In-Depth project this year I have chosen to write, film, edit, and present a short film. I am aiming to expand on my already existing film-making and script-writing skills. I will be using my own phone and iMovie to create the film. I am still looking for a mentor for this project, but... Continue Reading →

ZIP #3

Describe the ups and downs you have encountered to date in your inquiry. Specifically, when you were struggling or frustrated in your inquiry, what did you do to address the situation? So far in my ZIP Project, I have had a lot of ups and downs. In the beginning, I experienced mostly good things like... Continue Reading →

ZIP #2

Reflect on your inquiry question and how your understanding is changing, becoming more focused, or is perhaps being reaffirmed by your research. What do you know now that you didn't know when you started this inquiry. Even though I am only on my fifth day of ZIP Work blocks, I can already say I have... Continue Reading →

ZIP #1

What is a specific source of information that you have found valuable in answering your inquiry? How has proved valuable? Explain. For ZIP Workblock day #2 and #3 I have been reading the first chapter of the book¬†Screenplay: The Foundations of Screenwriting. This first chapter has already given me so much information that I recorded... Continue Reading →

ZIP Proposal

  What makes an effective dramatic screenplay? What would you like to learn to do/ what question would you like to pursue in your inquiry? Why did you choose this skill/question? What motivates or excites you in pursuing this line of inquiry? In my ZIP Project, I would like to learn what makes an effective... Continue Reading →

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