Explore the role of a Screenwriter
Get all the tools you need in this introductory, two-day course. Get hands-on methods for building the foundations of character, story and structure used by professional screenwriters, illustrated with key moments from a wide range of films.
Learn to generate ideas
Learn about generating story ideas, and principles of screenwriting with conventional and alternative structures
Learn key screenwriting concepts
Be introduced to the concepts of dramatic premise, suspense and developing characters
Learn about structure
Writing the short film – the differences between short and long form drama
Is Intro to Screenwriting right for you?
This is an introductory course. No previous experience required.
This course is open to students aged 16 years and over (students under 18 must complete an Under 18 consent form).
Intro To Screenwriting Offerings
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