GetSmArt! Workshops

Our GetSmART! Learning Series offers professional development opportunities to artists of all kinds. 



Feb. 15, 2020

The Art of Screenwriting 

  BENTONVILLE - Come learn the art of screenwriting with professional writer and instructor Dr. Russell Leigh Sharman!

Join Sharman for a one-day, intensive workshop that covers the basics of screenwriting and advanced topics, including building compelling characters, the importance of a clear narrative and dramatizing themes. The hands-on workshop includes writing exercises and professional advice, such as what to do after a screenplay is written.

Sharman is a writer, filmmaker and anthropologist who has written for various studios and production companies, including Warner Bros., Fox, Disney, MRC, DeLine Pictures, 21 Laps, Participant Media, Montecito Pictures, Original Media, Dark Horse Entertainment, Strange Weather and Real FX. He is the writer-director of “Apartment 4E,” a feature adaptation of his stage play. He has been involved in a multitude of short films and documentaries.


Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art                 
600 Museum Way                 
Bentonville, Arkansas


Event Date & Time: Feb. 15 • 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. 
Registration deadline: Feb. 12                
Cost: $15
Limit of participants: 25
Contact: Robin McClea