Six-Month Screenwriting

Looking to build your future in the screen industries? Met Film School is the perfect place to turn your passion into practice. Working closely with leading industry professionals, we offer you a career-focused, cutting edge, practical learning experience.

KEY FACTS

Six-Month Screenwriting

  • Six-month full-time course (Monday – Friday, 9am – 5pm)
  • For students who are considering a career change and looking to build robust writing skills
  • Develop memorable and effective characters and learn advanced modern structures
  • Understand and manipulate genre to produce unique work
  • Find writing opportunities in a crowded market
  • Develop effective pitching skills and become a writer that producers want to hire
  • Suitable for beginners, no previous experience is required

WHY TAKE THE COURSE?

This full-time six-month course gives aspiring screenwriters the core storytelling skills to become highly competent writers in film, TV and online by improving their knowledge of the market, and equipping them with the core skills.

  • Learn the fundamentals of the screenwriting craft including act structure, character development, genre, theme and tone
  • Write and pitch for a variety of industries, including short and feature film, television, online and web series
  • Find out how to develop unique commercially successful ideas which stand out in the market
  • Receive advanced tuition in structure, character, and subtext which will help you create unique and valuable scripts
  • Learn from a working industry professional

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WHAT YOU WILL STUDY

  • Introduction to story and script formatting
  • Script structure
  • Writing for film, TV and online
  • Online Series Pilot Creation
  • Advanced Structure – Creating Modern Stories For The 21st Century
  • Marketing a ready idea for film or TV
  • Presentations and pitching your work

CAREERS

YOUR SUCCESS IS OUR PRIORITY

From the very first day at Met Film School, we teach our students to network and pitch to the industry. The MetGO team (Met Student and Graduate Opportunities) helps our talented and bright students secure creative jobs in leading companies across the globe.

Our students work across the industry as VFX Artists, Directors, TV Assistant Producers, Script Editors, On-Air Producers, Campaign Managers and many more besides.  These are just some of the companies they’ve gone onto work for:

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Dates & Prices

  • 01 May 2017 — 13 Oct 2017
  • 20 Nov 2017 — 18 May 2018
  • Price

    £8,000

    Minimum Age: 18 at start of course

    Entry Requirements: The course is open enrolment and there are no entry requirements.

    However, in order to get the most out of the course, you should be able to both speak and write in English to a reasonable standard.  For more information on this please contact info@metfilmschool.co.uk or give us a call: +44 20 8280 9119

    Duration: Six Months, Full-Time

    Application Criteria
  • Price

    £8,000

    Minimum Age: 18 at start of course

    Entry Requirements: The course is open enrolment and there are no entry requirements.

    However, in order to get the most out of the course, you should be able to both speak and write in English to a reasonable standard.  For more information on this please contact info@metfilmschool.co.uk or give us a call: +44 20 8280 9119

    Duration: Six Months, Full-Time

    Application Criteria

WHY MET FILM SCHOOL?

  • Famous facilities at Ealing Studios. Our students in London receive access to our modern premises and facilities within the famous Ealing Studios. High-profile productions made on-site include Downton Abbey, Nowhere Boy, My Week with Marilyn, Prince of Persia, The Iron Lady, Star Wars: Episode Two, and Victor Frankenstein. Learn more
  • Award-winning tutors and guest speakers. All our tutors and guest speakers are working screen professionals with numerous industry awards and nominations, including BAFTAs, Emmys and Oscars. Learn more about our tutors and guest speakers
  • Part of the industry. Through working closely with our sister companies Met Film Production and Met Post, we better integrate our students into the world of creative media. Met Film businesses provide our students with work placements, graduate employment and master classes with industry professionals. Find out more
  • Recognised quality. Our outstanding academic credentials are recognised by leading higher education bodies such as CILECT, Quality Assurance Agency for Higher Education and Creative SkillSet. Find out more.
  • Leading the industry. As the fastest growing film school in the UK we are proud of our innovative approach with a strong focus on new media and platforms, which is delivered throughout all our courses

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