On the 19th of November 14:00 John Bernstein and BFM invite you to a lecture on practical screenplay analysis, with the emphasis on reading the author’s voice in a screenplay and translating the tone of the work from a written word to audiovisual narration.
John Bernstein is a Professor of Film at Boston University. Professor Bernstein has his PhD from the University of Texas at Austin and has taught screenwriting, playwriting, film theory, creative writing and English on three different continents, and has conducted professional film seminars at the Munich Film School, the National Film School of Denmark and the Baltic Film and Media School. In 2012-2013 he was a Fulbright Scholar at Tallinn University. He has also worked as Director of Development, Film Consultant, Story Editor, and Dramaturge for major film companies and theaters. A number of his plays have won national prizes and been staged in a variety of theaters worldwide. His film A Scent of Paradise (starring Penelope Cruz) has won a number of international prizes. In 2018 he cowrote the well received Yle podcast The Felix Kersten Files - A Story that is just too good (https://yle.fi/aihe/felix-kersten).