Film Writing: Intermediate

Master the complexities of the three-act structure and bring your story off the page and onto the screen. Designed for people with an outline or treatment already in hand, this intensive workshop takes you beyond the basics as you delve into character and scene development, dramatic conflict, plot structure, dialogue and pacing. Come to class with your outline or treatment in hand, ready to present and workshop.

Note: We recommend taking Film Writing: Introduction (AW508) or equivalent prior to this course.

View a sample outline for the course.

Recommended textbooks:

  • Vogler, Christopher. The Writer's Journey: Mythic Structure for Writers
  • Schmidt, Victoria Lynn. Story Structure Architect
  • Yanno, Drew. Third Act: Writing a Great Ending to Your Screenplay


Course Format

The format of this course is in-class.

Available Sessions

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