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Writing a Short Film: Grades 7-12

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

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Working with an experienced screen writer, learn the art of writing a short film – from initial conception through to the development of your story.


Learn skills to help you write compelling storylines, engaging characters and action. Plus learn how to lay out your screenplay according to industry standards using Celtx (free screenwriting software).

This is an intensive and rewarding course if you’re interested in creative writing, writing for the screen or if you are developing screen content as part of your HSC studies.


“The tutor was a fantastic mentor who supported and helped develop my film ideas. Thank you so much!”

“I loved every minute of it. Given the chance I would do it all over again!”

“It helped my daughter with her writing skills immensely”


Writing A Short Film: Grades 7-12 Offerings


icon 09 Oct 2018 to 11 Oct 2018
Tues-Thurs, 9.00-5.00

icon $425

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

There are 15 places available

IMPORTANT INFORMATION ** A signed consent form is required for all students under 18, otherwise they cannot participate in the course.

AFTRS reserves the right to cancel any course for any reason at any time. In the event of a course being cancelled a full refund of course fees will be provided. If you are planning to travel to attend a course, please confirm with us via email that the course will be proceeding before you make your travel bookings. AFTRS is not liable for any travel costs incurred due to course postponement, cancellation, or any other circumstance.

If a attendee wishes to withdraw from a course, they may do so up to 15 days before the course commences and get a full refund. Cancellations 14 days or less before course commencement will incur a fee.

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