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Bring your creative ideas to life by writing for the screen or the stage. It can be a very lucrative career if you know what you are doing.

Regardless of your level of experience, this Screen and Playwriting course can be the first step you need to start writing that new script you've had on your mind. Learn exactly what you need to do to finally stop talking about writing and just do it, from finding inspiration to creating characters and writing setting.

If you want to finally take action and start the screenwriter or playwright career that you've dreamed of, enroll in this online Screenwriting & Playwriting course now.

You'll learn about:

  • Sparking creative ideas
  • Proper brainstorming techniques
  • How to write a logline
  • All about theme, characters, tone, and scene construction
  • How to write a screenplay vs for the stage
  • Creating compelling characters
  • Developing story
  • Finding your "writer voice"
  • Developing settings
  • Unique story structures
  • Tricks for avoiding writer's block

    Requisitos

    International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

    Lecciones

    Module 1: Inspiring Yourself

    • Where to get inspired
    • How to spark your ideas
    • Proper brainstorming techniques
    • How to vet your ideas

    Module 2: Starting To Write

    • Log line
    • Thematic Question
    • Creating characters
    • Tone
    • Scene construction
    • Treatment

    Module 3: How To Write A Screenplay

    • Understanding three-act structure
    • Beat sheet
    • “Scriptment”
    • Scene and action description
    • Dialogue
    • Approaches to writing a script

    Module 4: Writing For The Stage

    • Play structures
    • Action description
    • Direction description elements
    • Stage limitations and advantages

    Module 5: Creating Characters

    • Back-story
    • Character goal
    • Character tension
    • Finding your character’s voice
    • Dialogue

    Module 6: Story Development

    • Developing themes
    • Realistic and exciting conflicts
    • Outlining vs. writing as you go
    • Powerful climaxes
    • Resolutions or non-resolutions

    Module 7: Find Your Voice

    • Know your audience
    • Know your purpose
    • Choosing a point of view
    • What is your style?

    Module 8: Developing Your Setting

    • Where?
    • When?
    • Using the setting to express depth
    • Story, characters, and themes for setting

    Module 9: Unique Structures

    • Non-linear narratives
    • Unreliable narrators
    • Distinctive points of view
    • Writing for a social or geographical dialect

    Module 10: Tricks To Avoid Writer's Block

    • Free-writing
    • Removing yourself
    • Reading
    • Change your scenery

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    Who is this course for?

    A great screenwriter or playwright is an individual who:

    • Knows how to tell a good story
    • Gets inspired by the world around him/her
    • Has a creative and unique mind
    • Has an eye and an ear for human behavior and human motivation
    • Is in touch with his or her own feelings and emotions

    Posibilidades de carrera

    • Write that screenplay you've been wanting to create for years
    • Explore the exciting and challenging industry of TV and film
    • Express yourself creatively
    • Improve your writing
    • Help others to write screenplays

    Certificados

    You will be required to complete each lesson in full, and answer exams at the end of each course module. If your pass rate exceeds 55% on each exam then you will receive a certificate of completion, to recognize your achievement. You can immediately download your PDF course certificate from IOA.

    Most of our courses will earn you credits through Continuing Education (CE) / Continuing Professional Development (CPD). CE/CPD points are accepted and recognized by professional member bodies and academic institutions across the US and internationally.

    All courses are accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards (www.icoes.org). When successfully completing a course, students can choose to purchase an ICOES certificate that recognizes the achievement, from this third-party institution.

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    Screen & Playwriting

    10751 estudiantes. Acreditación ICOES. Certificación CPD.

    10751 estudiantes. 
    Acreditación ICOES.
    Certificación CPD.

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    Bring your creative ideas to life by writing for the screen or the stage. It can be a very lucrative career if you know what you are doing.

    Regardless of your level of experience, this Screen and Playwriting course can be the first step you need to start writing that new script you've had on your mind. Learn exactly what you need to do to finally stop talking about writing and just do it, from finding inspiration to creating characters and writing setting.

    If you want to finally take action and start the screenwriter or playwright career that you've dreamed of, enroll in this online Screenwriting & Playwriting course now.

    You'll learn about:

    • Sparking creative ideas
    • Proper brainstorming techniques
    • How to write a logline
    • All about theme, characters, tone, and scene construction
    • How to write a screenplay vs for the stage
    • Creating compelling characters
    • Developing story
    • Finding your "writer voice"
    • Developing settings
    • Unique story structures
    • Tricks for avoiding writer's block

      Requisitos

      International Open Academy courses are designed for anyone with an interest in learning. No formal qualifications are required to study with us. Our courses are suitable if you want to learn new skills, start a new career, or if you’re already working in a particular industry and wish to upgrade your talents and enhance your resume.

      Lecciones

      Module 1: Inspiring Yourself

      • Where to get inspired
      • How to spark your ideas
      • Proper brainstorming techniques
      • How to vet your ideas

      Module 2: Starting To Write

      • Log line
      • Thematic Question
      • Creating characters
      • Tone
      • Scene construction
      • Treatment

      Module 3: How To Write A Screenplay

      • Understanding three-act structure
      • Beat sheet
      • “Scriptment”
      • Scene and action description
      • Dialogue
      • Approaches to writing a script

      Module 4: Writing For The Stage

      • Play structures
      • Action description
      • Direction description elements
      • Stage limitations and advantages

      Module 5: Creating Characters

      • Back-story
      • Character goal
      • Character tension
      • Finding your character’s voice
      • Dialogue

      Module 6: Story Development

      • Developing themes
      • Realistic and exciting conflicts
      • Outlining vs. writing as you go
      • Powerful climaxes
      • Resolutions or non-resolutions

      Module 7: Find Your Voice

      • Know your audience
      • Know your purpose
      • Choosing a point of view
      • What is your style?

      Module 8: Developing Your Setting

      • Where?
      • When?
      • Using the setting to express depth
      • Story, characters, and themes for setting

      Module 9: Unique Structures

      • Non-linear narratives
      • Unreliable narrators
      • Distinctive points of view
      • Writing for a social or geographical dialect

      Module 10: Tricks To Avoid Writer's Block

      • Free-writing
      • Removing yourself
      • Reading
      • Change your scenery

      Carrera

      Who is this course for?

      A great screenwriter or playwright is an individual who:

      • Knows how to tell a good story
      • Gets inspired by the world around him/her
      • Has a creative and unique mind
      • Has an eye and an ear for human behavior and human motivation
      • Is in touch with his or her own feelings and emotions

      Posibilidades de carrera

      • Write that screenplay you've been wanting to create for years
      • Explore the exciting and challenging industry of TV and film
      • Express yourself creatively
      • Improve your writing
      • Help others to write screenplays

      Certificados

      You will be required to complete each lesson in full, and answer exams at the end of each course module. If your pass rate exceeds 55% on each exam then you will receive a certificate of completion, to recognize your achievement. You can immediately download your PDF course certificate from IOA.

      Most of our courses will earn you credits through Continuing Education (CE) / Continuing Professional Development (CPD). CE/CPD points are accepted and recognized by professional member bodies and academic institutions across the US and internationally.

      All courses are accredited by the International Council for Online Educational Standards (www.icoes.org). When successfully completing a course, students can choose to purchase an ICOES certificate that recognizes the achievement, from this third-party institution.