Scriptwriting: An Introduction

This course will introduce you to the craft of scriptwriting for film and television. It will cover the basics of storytelling for the screen as well as how to write vivid scene description and effective dialogue.

Course content will include:
•    Writing pitches and outlines
•    Character and plot
•    3 act structure – beginnings, middles and endings
•    Script formatting
•    TV drama formats – Series, Serial and Soap
•    Writing a short film, writing a feature film

The course is suitable for complete beginners who are interested in writing for pleasure or as a possible career, as well as those who have written in other forms (for example stories, novels or plays) and are interested in branching out into screenwriting. We will also look at opportunities for you to send your scripts and outlines.

Start date

02 November 2017
(Thursday 19:00 - 21:00)


8 Week(s)



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