Mr. Colin Alwin Harris
In this course, students will learn fundamental principles of screenwriting. Students will be introduced to screenplay format for the feature film, screenplay structure, and screenwriting, including a workshop of student pitches, treatments, screenplays, and synopses. Students will be required to write a short (minimum thirty-minute/maximum forty-five minute) script.
Target Audience: All aspiring screenwriters are welcome. You don’t need any prior screenwriting knowledge.
Duration: 8 Weeks
You will need the following for this course:
- Internet connection.
- A computer or tablet
Colin A. Harris, MS
Name: Colin A. Harris, MS
Department: Information Technology/Film Technology
Specialties: Screenwriting, Directing, Producing, Editing, Production Management
With his vivacious imagination and admiration for the cinematic arts, filmmaker COLIN ALWIN HARRIS, is riding the waves of the buzz behind his recent action thriller movie, Haima. Since its premiere in September 2016, HAIMA, has won “Best Florida Project at the Central Florida Film Festival, “Best Feature Film” at the MAC Film Festival in Brazil, and received an Honorary Mention Award from the Indie Gathering Film Festival.
Colin Harris is a screenwriter, director, and producer. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Excelsior College, a master’s degree from Troy University, an MBA certificate from Post University and is currently pursuing a doctoral degree from the University of West Florida. He also studied professional screenwriting from the University of Wisconsin–Madison.
Harris’s interest in the cinematic arts began in 2002 when he started his own production company, Global Impact Empire Entertainment, and began producing projects on the Florida Gulf Coast. In 2004 he shot and edited “Universal Martial Arts Hall of Fame Expo, and in 2006 he directed and produced a 21-minute short film, “Flawed Proposal”. In 2012, he assisted in the production of the award-winning documentary “Pui Chan: Kung Fu Pioneer”. In 2009, the busy husband and father switched his focus to sharing his knowledge as an instructor at Central Florida Institute of Technology. In 2016, Harris completed the awarding winning feature film titled ‘HAIMA”.