Introduction to Screenwriting

SCRIPT X 400

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

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Fall
Winter
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Remote
Starting at $485.00
As few as 7 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, Podcasting, and/or Graphic Novels, 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.

Fall 2022 Schedule

Date & Time
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Thursday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Available
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Instructor: Jacqueline Heinze
387918
Fee:
$485.00
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Location: Remote Classroom
ENROLL BY: Oct 27, 2022
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Notes

No meeting November 24, 2022. Enrollment limited to 15 students.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after November 10, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Thu Oct 27, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Thu Nov 3, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Thu Nov 10, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Thu Nov 17, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Thu Dec 1, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Thu Dec 8, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
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Thursday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Available
See Details
Instructor: Tonya Cannon
387919
Fee:
$485.00
Remoteformat icon
Location: Remote Classroom
ENROLL BY: Oct 27, 2022
See Details
Notes

No meeting November 24, 2022. Enrollment limited to 15 students.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after November 10, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Thu Oct 27, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Thu Nov 3, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Thu Nov 10, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Thu Nov 17, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Thu Dec 1, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Thu Dec 8, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom

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