Screenwriting and Playwriting Course

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Screenwriting and Playwriting Course

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If you want to explore your creativity, enjoy freedom in your work, or become an editor or writer, then Screenwriting and Playwriting Course is inevitable for you. The precise contents of the course teach you all the important techniques of screenwriting and playwriting to pursue the highest position in this role.

The course teaches you how to explore your creativity in your writing stating lucid statements, dialogues, and incorporating witty words. It assists you to create a situation that holds your reader’s or audiences’ attention magnetically. It guides you to incorporate different structures, methodology, and manipulative tension rising techniques to give a great insight into your writing. It teaches you all the techniques how to depict the audience view through your narrative skills.

Learn all the aforesaid aspects and kick-start your career in this role in a sound-bite.

Who is this course for?

Screenwriting and Playwriting Course is suitable for anyone who wants to gain extensive knowledge, potential experience and professional skills in the related field. This course is CPD accredited so you don’t have to worry about the quality.


Our Screenwriting and Playwriting Course is open to all from all academic backgrounds and there are no specific requirements to attend this course. It is compatible and accessible from any device including Windows, Mac, Android, iOS, Tablets etc.

CPD Certificate from Course Gate

At the successful completion of the course, you can obtain your CPD certificate from us. You can order the PDF certificate for £4.99 and the hard copy for £9.99. Also, you can order both PDF and hardcopy certificates for £12.99.

Career path

This course opens a new door for you to enter the relevant job market and also gives you the opportunity to acquire extensive knowledge along with required skills to become successful. You will be able to add our qualification to your CV/resume which will help you to stand out in the competitive job industry.

Course Curriculum

What is Screenwriting and Playwriting? 00:15:00
What is a Story? 00:05:00
Screenwriting Vs. Playwriting 00:15:00
Screenplay Format 00:15:00
Playwriting Format 00:15:00
Stages of Screenwriting-Loglines, Synopsis, Treatment, Script 00:15:00
Generating, Judging and Testing Ideas 00:15:00
Generating Backstory for Screenplay 00:15:00
Conflict – The Building Block of Drama 00:15:00
The Hero’s Journey and the 3 Act Structure 00:15:00
Sequences 00:05:00
Scenes 00:15:00
Character Functions 00:05:00
Character Development 00:05:00
Characterisation through Action, Dialogue & Description 00:05:00
Pulling Your Ingredients Together into a Plan 00:15:00
Tools of Screenwriting 00:15:00
Dialogue – purposes, subtext, exercises, hiding exposition 00:15:00
Description – Dos and Don’ts 00:05:00
Pace & writing visually 00:30:00
Market – Who is the market? 00:30:00
Agents, Meetings & Pitching 00:05:00
Marketing Self, Networking, Building a Career 00:05:00
Pay 00:15:00
Playwriter Pay 00:05:00
Case Studies of Screenwriters Breaking Through 00:15:00
Case Studies of Playwright Breaking Through 00:15:00
Screenwriting and Playwriting Course

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