Experience Opportunity

The Art Of Playwriting And Screenwriting For The Contemporary Market Course

This eight-week course will cover both screenwriting and playwriting looking at the various techniques involved, in a workshop environment, whilst considering both the similarities and differences between the two forms of scriptwriting.

Each of the sessions will concentrate on specific areas of the process, encouraging the development of new original ideas, whilst theorising and analysing what makes a script successful in the contemporary scriptwriting ‘marketplace’.

The Sessions:

One: An introductory session, looking at the power of both playwriting and screenwriting as visual ‘literary’ mediums, and the different/similar approaches and techniques for both.

Two: Creating a memorable character (s).

Three: Dialogue

Four: Playwriting

Five: Screenwriting

Six: Pitching the Script

Seven: Constructing and Deconstructing

Eight: Looking to the future – where next?

Course Fees - £130, £110 concessions and Members, £100 QUAD Concessionary Members