Screenwriting Courses

To be a screenwriter is to be a visionary, a storyteller, a narrator. At Met Film School we help bring your story to life. You will be equipped with the principles behind story design and structure, genre, audience, characterisation and dialogue. Through practical learning, you will be armed with the key skillset needed for producing scripts for film, television, commercial content and the web.

 Studying at Met Film is an investment in your future – learn from the best industry screenwriters. From BAFTA award winning tutors, to star guest speakers, studying screenwriting at Met Film means you will get the industry insights that will give you the edge you need for a career in film.

Our courses offer several unique features, which include the opportunity to see actors perform your work at a table reading and to receive professional script development support from leading UK film and TV production companies. Through writing workshops and individual tutorial support you will hone your skillset to create top quality work across platforms, including film, TV and radio.

Recent graduate, David Roden, went on to work on BBC’s Writers Academy, then became a script editor for Casualty, and wrote and produced the first webisode for the BBC’s Continuing Drama department. Graduates of Met Film School’s BA (Hons) Practical Filmmaking have gone on to win numerous awards including the Young Writer and Director award by Nyima Cartier, whose graduation project White Lie hit French cinemas in the summer of 2014.

We offer a full-time postgraduate course in Screenwriting, and undergraduate courses in filmmaking, which cover the skills needed to succeed in the creative industries as a script editor/ screenwriter.  We also offer part-time courses in screenwriting; Screenwriting Fundamentals and Six-Month Screenwriting, as well as a weekend introductory course.

Hear from some recent graduates:

Aashni Shah

  • “We had extremely professional tutors who taught us above and beyond just the word 'screenwriting'. ”
    Aashni Shah One-year Practical Filmmaking graduate

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