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
Spring
Summer
Remote
Starting at $475.00
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, 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.

Winter 2022 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
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Thursday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Available
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Instructor: Jacqueline Heinze
384132
Fee:
$475.00
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Location: Online
ENROLL BY: Jan 27, 2022
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students.

This course is held via video teleconference. Instructors use Zoom to offer live class meetings at the designated class meeting time. Students must be present at the course meeting time as each student’s final grade may include scores for participation.
Please inform your instructor if you will miss a class meeting. You are responsible for any class information you missed. We suggest you arrange with a fellow classmate to share their notes when feasible.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after February 10, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Thu Jan 27, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Thu Feb 3, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Thu Feb 10, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Thu Feb 17, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Thu Feb 24, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Thu Mar 3, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
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Thursday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Available
See Details
Instructor: Tony DuShane
384135
Fee:
$475.00
Remoteformat icon
Location: Online
ENROLL BY: Jan 27, 2022
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students.

This course is held via video teleconference. Instructors use Zoom to offer live class meetings at the designated class meeting time. Students must be present at the course meeting time as each student’s final grade may include scores for participation.
Please inform your instructor if you will miss a class meeting. You are responsible for any class information you missed. We suggest you arrange with a fellow classmate to share their notes when feasible.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after February 10, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Thu Jan 27, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Thu Feb 3, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Thu Feb 10, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Thu Feb 17, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Thu Feb 24, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Thu Mar 3, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online

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