Creative Writing Course: Writing for Hollywood - Short Courses Sydney

Creative Writing Course: Writing for Hollywood

What you'll learn

Learn to write your own Hollywood movie script with our writing and performance courses in Sydney!

Join this project-based course and learn real-world scriptwriting skills from a successful Hollywood scriptwriter. With a fast-paced and intensive approach, this class will inspire your creativity and provide practical insights into the business of scriptwriting. You'll learn how to get started in the industry, structure a script and use proven formulas to capture the attention of producers and directors. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced writer, this course will help you hone your craft and take your scriptwriting to the next level.

Learning outcomes

By the end of this writing course, you will have enhanced your career prospects by:

  • Understand how to take a great idea and develop it into a viable script. 
  • Design a plot and real three-dimensional characters. 
  • Apply your skills and knowledge to use screenwriting software essential to the business.
  • Confidently pitch your ideas to a Hollywood producer.

Course content

What will be covered in this writing course?

  • Story generation and logline - learning techniques for generating compelling story ideas and how to create a logline that effectively summarises your story in a single sentence to develop a clear and concise pitch for your script.
  • Practical information - introduction to screenwriting software and writing formulas to format your script properly according to common practice in the film industry.
  • Plot structure - how to structure your story effectively by dividing it into acts, sequences, and scenes, as well as learning the key elements of a compelling narrative.
  • Character development - creating interesting and complex characters that drive your story forward.
  • Individual scenes - understanding how to write individual scenes that advance the story and help develop your characters.

Intended audience

Who is this writing course for?

This course does not require any prior knowledge or expertise and is designed for people of all writing levels and abilities who are interested in scriptwriting.

Course materials

What to bring to class

  • Laptop

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