Screenwriting Lessons: Crafting the Perfect Antagonist

Screenwriting Lessons: Crafting the Perfect Antagonist

This lesson in the BTFC Screenwriters: Lessons for Screenwriting series focuses on Crafting the Perfect Antagonist/strong>.

Led by BTFC member Rodra Burruss.

Topics for this session include:


Our online screenwriting lessons are led by BTFC members who have shown extreme talent in the field of screenwriting. During these lessons we explore a variety of topics from the basics like building blocks of a screenplay to the more advanced like structure and breaking story.

Here’s a clip from one of our favorite screenwriters: Jordan Peele. In the clip below he shares his process for writing:

Wherever you are on your screenwriting journey, check out this series.

Also if you have pages you’d like table read, send us a note to [email protected] and we will help put together a reading!

About Rodra Burruss

Rodra Burruss received her BA in English Writing and loves the written word in all its forms. She’s a red pen slinging editor and a backpack wearing bookworm. Ms. Rona’s current halt on the world, gave Rodra a “come to Jesus” moment, and she is currently transitioning to pursue her true calling in writing and dance. She enjoys writing quirky yet eerie screenplays and musicals.

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Make sure you sign up for the previous session on making the ideal protagonist. Be sure to register for each screenwriting lesson session.

Wednesday, 7/29 @ 7pm: What Makes an Ideal Protagonist

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Aug 05 2020


7:00 pm - 8:30 pm