Introduction to Screenwriting

SCRIPT X 400

Get a crash course on various aspects of writing for silver screens, TV screens, web video, and audio podcasts in this high-level overview of what each genre offers writers.

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Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Remote Instruction
Starting at $399.00
As few as 6 weeks
2.0

What you can learn.

  • Identify basic elements of the core forms of script-based storytelling
  • Develop a plan for where you want to take your writing next
  • Respond to simple prompts that help you try out writing in different formats
  • Adapt to the vocabulary and process of giving and receiving feedback in a writing workshop

About this course:

This six-week course is perfect for anyone getting started on their path to becoming a screenwriter. Each class offers a broad-strokes introduction to a different writing format, such as Feature Film, Television Specs, Television Pilots, Web Series, and Podcasting, plus a look at the business of writing. Lectures by guest speakers offer insight and instruction on each topic, followed by guided workshop sessions where students put those theories into action on their own material. The goal of the course is to give new writers a taste of different screenwriting types to help deepen their overall knowledge while sparking their creative energy. At the end of the quarter, students should feel more confident about their skills and be prepared for further study of writing.

Winter 2021 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Future Offering (Opens November 02, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
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Wednesday 7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Michael Weiss
377441
Fee:
$399.00
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after February 03, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Wed Jan 20, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Jan 27, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Feb 3, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Feb 10, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Feb 17, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Feb 24, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Future Offering (Opens November 02, 2020 12:00:00 AM)
-
Wednesday 7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Jacqueline Heinze
377442
Fee:
$399.00
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after February 03, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Wed Jan 20, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Jan 27, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Feb 3, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Feb 10, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Feb 17, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Feb 24, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online

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