Screenwriting Essentials

Learn how to develop a movie idea and pitch it to a professional screenwriter for their feedback.

Course Summary

  • Finding your story
  • Structuring your story
  • Genre and theme.
  • Developing your characters
  • Creating memorable scenes
  • Writing for pictures
  • Subtext and dialogue
  • Trade secrets: what screenwriters do all day

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  • Duration 3 days
  • Location Buckinghamshire
  • Price £399

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Screenwriting Essentials Master course

An intensive two-day workshop providing a thorough overview of the key narrative elements to consider when writing a feature film.

This workshop is suitable for those looking to write a feature-length project including those wanting to write original scripts, writers looking to write adaptations from other forms and writers looking to approach a new draft of an existing screenplay.

The workshop will provide an opportunity to discuss feature project ideas and will contain writing exercises for participants to incorporate into their process.

As the final step for the course, each participant will have an individual follow-up online video session with David Pope. 

Who is this for?

Pro or career beginner, the Screen writing Essentials master course is structured to equip you with the skills needed to succeed in writing your Film. Pro or career beginner alike will benefit from teaching delivered by an abundance of experts throughout the course.

This is an opportunity not to be missed. Develop skills that aren’t taught at university. If you’re serious about developing your project this is the course to energise your ambitions.

If you need financial support towards the cost of this training there are options available to you. Have a look at our Funding guide for more information.

If you need advice on available travel and accommodation options to attend this training then have a look at our accommodation and Travel guide here. 

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