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. Get feedback on your script ideas and on a scene of your choice.
Learn story Ideas, principles of screenwriting, conventional and alternative structures
Learn dramatic premise, dialogue, suspense, developing characters
Writing the short film – the differences between short and long form drama
Is the Intro to Screenwriting right for you?
Ready to get serious about writing that screenplay? Get all the tools you need in this introductory, two-day course! Open to all students 16+. An “Under 18 in general courses” consent form must be completed by a parent or guardian if you are under 18.
What you will need
Open to all students 16+. An “Under 18 in general courses” consent form must be completed by a parent or guardian if you are under 18.
Intro To Screenwriting Offerings
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