Arts & Entertainment

Creativity and the Writing Process

David Lynch

Lesson time 24:27 min

Writing is a way to remember ideas that come to life in your mind. Learn how to approach a blank page and find out why David thinks there is no formula for writing a good script.

Students give MasterClass an average rating of 4.7 out of 5 stars

Topics include: Breaking From Formula • Start Pouring Out Writing • Where Does Character Come From? • We’re All Detectives • Visualizing a Screenplay • The Importance of Originality • Create Your Setup

About the Instructor

An avant-garde figure in filmmaking, David Lynch introduced mainstream audiences to art-house films. Now the Oscar-nominated director of Mulholland Drive teaches his cross-disciplinary creative process. Learn how he catches ideas, translates them into a narrative, and moves beyond formulaic storytelling. Embrace the art life in David’s MasterClass and learn to test the boundaries of your own artistic expression in any medium.

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David Lynch

David Lynch teaches his unconventional process for translating visionary ideas into film and other art forms.

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