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Screenwriting Fundamentals

Corporate College
Training overview
Professional Course
18 hours

Course description

Screenwriting Fundamentals

This course is for creative individuals interested in gaining a working knowledge of techniques and methods used in the writing of feature-length film screenplays. Students will learn various aspects of screenplay development, including idea inception, story formulation, structure and formatting, character development, action and description writing, compelling dialogue strategies, scene pacing, plot advancement, conflict and resolution, and script revisions and final drafts.

Practical exercises will include various in-class and offline assignments covering scene studies, oral critiques, team writing, loglines, character descriptions, outlining, treatments and scene building. Ongoing feedback will be provided to help facilitate good writing habits for creative storytelling.

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Training content

The objective of this course is to gain effective knowledge and good habits to apply to the writing of feature-length film screenplays, from conception of an idea through the execution of a finished script.

Participants will be given the option to write a short (5-10 page) screenplay, which could be considered for production by the Tri-C Film Academy.

Upon completion, participants will gain knowledge in the following areas:

  • Screenplay formatting and techniques
  • Concept ceneration
  • Story structure and advancement
  • Beat sheets
  • Themes and through-lines
  • Character development and arcs
  • Dialogue application
  • Writing from a visual and aural perspective
  • Situational conflict and resolution
  • Discussion of your work in an encouraging and supportive environment


The cost of this training course includes all course materials and a subject matter expert instructor.

Certification / Credits

Upon completion, participants will receive a Certificate of Completion with CEUs.

About Cuyahoga Community College

Corporate College, a Division of Cuyahoga Community College

Founded in 2003, Corporate College offers Northeast Ohio businesses and individuals professional training and development, along with state-of-the-art meeting and conference space at Corporate College East in Warrensville Heights and Corporate College West in Westlake. Whether you are engaged with...

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