8 Week Diploma in Screenwriting for Film and TV Drama
This complete 8 week intensive programme that has been specifically designed to allow you to develop, under expert guidance, both a feature film and drama series script. Whether this is a project already in development or you are starting from scratch this programme will support you into the highest levels of excellence.
£5999.00 inc. VAT
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This course is a 8 week course that will be split to online via zoom and also in person at CMS Pinewood Studios. The tutors that will be running the course are David Pope and Christian Routh.
PLEASE NOTE: IF COVID-19 IS STILL NOT CONTROLLED WE WILL HAVE TO CHANGE THE COURSE TO BE FULLY ONLINE (We will keep participants updated regarding this)
If you wish to apply, all applicants will have to submit a short synopsis for a fiction feature film project that is a maximum one page length.
The weeks will include:
Week 1 (At CMS Pinewood) - Turning an idea into a screen narrative, presentation of feature film concepts, writing an effective synopsis, title and logline.
Week 2 (Online) - Creating film characters, back stories of characters, case studies of film characters.
Week 3 (At CMS Pinewood) – Structure and writing treatments.
Week 4 (Online) – Screenwriting, how to avoid common mistakes, case studies.
Week 5 (At CMS Pinewood) – Dialogue, case studies, dealing with the industry.
Week 6 (Online) - Participants complete treatment and scene writing assignments.
Week 7 (Online) - One to one project meetings, with proposed revisions.
Week 8 (Online) – Writing script reports and how to work as a reader, where to go next etc.
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