Ever dreamt of becoming a writer, but you don’t know where to start? This course is for aspiring writers or writer-directors who have lots of ideas and are looking to make a film. You have the chance to see how writing for the screen is different from writing a novel or play, and to learn the knack for getting past writer’s block.
You are taught about film narrative, character-driven storytelling, action and dialogue. Attention is given to screenplay formatting and presentation skills (pitching).
You write and rewrite a short film script with script-editing input and guidance from professional film & TV screenwriters, script editors and producers. The course culminates in performed readings of the short film scripts by professional actors.

  • Gain an intensive overview of the art of writing for the screen.
  • Learn how to stimulate your creativity and develop technique through a series of practical writing exercises.
  • Learn to write story outlines and scene-by-scene breakdowns.
  • Write, edit and rewrite a short film screenplay.
  • Sessions include an introduction to film narrative; character-driven storytelling; how to write action; how to write dialogue; how to format your screenplay.
  • Receive expert script editing guidance and supervision by professionals from the film & TV industry.
  • Learn how to present and pitch your idea.
  • Hear your screenplay performed by professional actors and receive their feedback.
  • This course is suitable for writers and writer/directors, both beginners and intermediates.

What Type Of Students Are We Looking For?

We are looking for committed and dedicated students who a proven passion and flair for filmmaking. We want people seeking to make a professional career in the film or television industry. You must be articulate, creating and a team player, and thrive in a practical hands-on environment working collaboratively.

Entry Requirements

  • All applicants must be fluent in English: English Language Level: Upper Intermediate.
  • Minimum age 18.

Find Out More

Find out more about the Screenwriting Certificate: www.londonfilmacademy.com/course/Screenwriting-Certificate

Program taught in:
  • English

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Last updated April 29, 2019
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