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Introduction to Screenwriting


In Class


Learn how to create a successful feature film screenplay. Discover screenwriting techniques by exploring the habits of working screenwriters, tools of the trade, and  invaluable tips and tricks to strike the perfect balance between finding your own unique voice as a screenwriter and the technical requirements of the film industry.


  • Using a structural template to lay out a complete screenplay
  • Developing complete character profiles
  • What makes a great screenplay
  • How to use the insights and basic building blocks employed by industry greats

Applies Towards the Following Certificates

Come prepared to share your writing, opinions and perspectives with the class.

All that is required is a little creativity and curiosity.

Registration Options

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WRCR6212 - 005 Oct 13 - Dec 01, 2016 Enrollment Closed

Day Date Time Location
Thu   Oct 13 to Dec 01, 2016 7:00PM to 9:00PM Downtown Campus, Citi Plaza, 126

Recommended Materials: Pen(s) and pencil(s), Highlighter(s). 3-ring Binder with 8-10 dividers and one 100 card package index cards.

What to Expect

This is an interactive course; you will engage face-to-face with your class and instructor.

You can expect approximately two additional hours of work per week for readings, homework assignments, projects, case studies and other course requirements.

Completion Requirements

Active participation is required and participants must miss no more than two classes.

Jordan Morris

Course Fee $205.00 ?

Potential Discount(s): Citi Plaza , Pillar , Amway , Great West Life , Goodlife Reward Members