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Screenwriting Intensive

A still from 'Flake' | Written and Directed by Cyrus Bezyan | Photo: Simon Taylor

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Explore screenwriting

Write a completed short film script in five days, while learning the fundamentals of screenwriting.

Guide your stories from initial idea to a finished, polished script ready to be pitched on the final day

Learn story structure, theme, character, roadblocks, arcs, tension, conflict and resolution

Produce an eight-page script in five days

What you will need

You will need to do some writing in the evenings during the 5 days of this course. Some pre-watching is required including 2001: A Space Odyssey (Stanley Kubrick, 1968) and Manchester by the Sea (Kenneth Lonergan, 2016).

Screenwriting Intensive Offerings


icon 14 Jan 2019 to 18 Jan 2019
Mon-Fri 9:00am-5:00pm

icon $1,080

icon AFTRS, Building 130, The Entertainment Quarter, Moore Park NSW 2021

There are 16 places available

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