102 • Feature Film

KEY FACTS

• A part-time course taught over 20 weeks.

•  12 x 3 hour live, online, virtual classes.

• Suitable for writers with some professional or proto-professional* experience or who have completed  some other screen writer training (including ScreenWrite 101 or 103).

• Fees from £1200.

(*Proto-professional might include deferred fee production, online video’s or spec script development)


OUTPUT:

Each student will write a 90-120 minute ready-for-market feature film. 



WHAT WILL YOU STUDY?

To write a 90 minute feature film for cinema distribution is still the dream of many an aspiring screenwriter. This course guides you through the process of writing a screenplay from choosing and developing a story idea through to a third or fourth draft script. The course covers the history of film, the global film industry, the writing process and how to get from script to screen.


ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

Evidence of professional or proto-professional writing experience or previous screen writing training (including ScreenWrite 101/103).

You should be able to both speak and write in English to a reasonable standard.

Minimum Age:  18 at start of course.

Required Equipment: To study on this course you will need

• A computer with webcam and microphone
• Evening access to a fast broadband connection
• Daily access to an email account


102• Feature Film syllabus includes:

        • Script to Screen – The Writing Process
        • The classic 90 minute feature film – what it is and how it works.
        • Story v Image
        • The history of feature film
        • Script Structure in the 90 minute feature film
        • Creating Great Characters
        • Writing Great Dialogue
        • The UK Film Industry
        • The Global Film Industry
        • What next? Getting Your Script Read.