Start Screenwriting!

For 14 – 18 year olds interested in becoming part of a future film crew, we have devised a schedule of specific workshops!

Course Summary

  • Finding your story
  • Structuring your story
  • Choosing a genre
  • Developing your characters
  • Creating memorable scenes
  • Thinking in pictures
  • Writing good dialogue
  • Pitching your movie
  • The job – what screenwriters do all day

Please note, price shown is excluding VAT

  • Duration 3 days
  • Location Buckinghamshire
  • Price £299

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Start Screenwriting Workshop

This Start Screenwriting workshop for 14 – 18 year olds is the best possible introduction to this key sector of the industry.

Specifically targeted for young people interested in becoming part of a future film crew. This schedule of specific workshops offer insights into life working in this exciting and thriving creative industry.

Firstly, you will learn how a writer generates ideas and how they craft a script. You will then work with us to develop a movie idea. With our guidance and support, you will pitch it  to a professional screenwriter. We will also have a private screening of a feature film with a live commentary by the writer.
You will be learning from the very best in the industry. You will be given a unique insight into how to get started. You will find out whether or not this is the future career for you !

Who is this for?

This specialised workshop for 14 – 18 year olds is specifically designed as a fun and hands on introduction to the role of a screen writer for film and television work.

We at CMS understand the importance of introducing the next generation to the different careers available in film and television.

For any 14 – 18 year old who has an interest in creative writing, reading or even just film in general this is an amazing opportunity to learn more from the heart of the industry!

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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