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.
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