Barry M. Putt, Jr.

DRAMATIST ▪ AUTHOR ▪ SCREENWRITER

SUMMER 2020


WRITING CHILDREN'S FICTION I

Students will learn the essential elements of creating engaging children’s stories. Explore story language, developing memorable characters for children and story structure. Marketing approaches will also be discussed.


Offered at:

Brookdale Community College

Two 3 hour sessions

6::30 PM to 9:30 PM on Thursday July 9 and 16, 2020

To register please call (732) 224-2315


Also offered at:

Mercer County Community College

One 6 and a 1/2 hour session

9:30 AM to 4 PM on Saturday July 11, 2020

To register please call (609) 570-3311



WRITING CHILDREN'S FICTION II

Description: In level II of this course, you will use the skill sets learned in "Writing Children’s Fiction I" to develop an original children’s story for an age-group of your choice. [Prerequisite: Writing Children Fiction I]


Offered at:

Mercer County Community College

One 6 and a 1/2 hour session

9:30 AM to 4 PM on Saturday July 18, 2020

To register please call (609) 570-3311


SHORT FILM SCRIPT WRITING

Description: Write a screenplay from concept to camera-ready draft in five weeks. This course will walk you through the process in a fun and easy-to-follow manner. Learn brainstorm techniques, story structure, character development, and much more.


Offered at:

Mercer County Community College

Five sessions 

6:30 to 9 PM, Thursdays, 5/14, 5/21, 5/28, 6/11 (6:30 to 9 PM), 6/18 (6:30 to 9:30 PM) 

(no class on 6/4)

To register please call (609) 570-3311

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FALL 2020


WRITE YOUR STORY

Write your memoir, discover your individual voice. You’ve got a tale that wants telling. How will you tell it? Join us as we explore the terrain of the creative memoir with in-class discussions and exercises as well as additional tools to help shape it. Marketing your work will also be discussed.


Offered at:

Mercer County Community College

Four 2 and a half hour sessions

6::30 PM to 9:00 PM on Saturday Thursdays 10/8, 10/15, 10/22, and 10/29.

To register please call (609) 570-3311


WRITING CHILDREN'S FICTION I

Students will learn the essential elements of creating engaging children’s stories. Explore story language, developing memorable characters for children and story structure. Marketing approaches will also be discussed.


Offered at:

Mercer County Community College

One session

9::30 AM to 4:00 PM on Saturday November 7, 2020

To register please call (609) 570-3311


SCREENWRITING I

Learn the basics of screenwriting. We'll cover story structure, character development, script formatting, and marketing approaches. Participants will leave prepared to begin writing a screenplay.


Offered at:

Mercer County Community College

One session

9::30 AM to 4:00 PM on Saturday November 14, 2020


Private individual and group classes are also available. Email for specifics.

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Mr. Putt's plays have been performed throughout the U.S. and in Canada and the United Arab Emirates. His comedy A Different Blend of Friendship won the New Jersey Wordsmith Competition and received an AEA staged reading at The Northeast Theatre. Mr. Putt is a staff writer for Colonial Radio Theater on the Air! and KSVR's audio-drama series Radio Theater Project. His short-film script Driven was produced by Running Fountain Productions. Mr. Putt has developed feature-length screenplays for companies including Omega Entertainment. He served as head writer on the episodic, comedy-horror, TV show In the Cellar. Mr. Putt won a silver Telly Award for his work on the TV series The Wisdom Tree. Other television shows he's written for include the hour-long drama, Redemption. He received a degree in Dramatic Writing from NYU. He is a member of the Dramatists Guild of America, the American Renaissance Theater Company, and the Witherspoon Circle.


rev. 7/14/2020