Writing for the Screen

Class Description

This course focuses on writing stories for either small or large screens. The class will examine the structures of classic and recent short stories and screenplays, including some for new platforms, and to write and thoroughly revise a short screenplays of your own, following accepted screenwriting formats. You will learn the three-act structure, the roles played by action and dialogue, some of the ways to create complex situations and characters, and the idea of the satisfying conclusion that emerges from ideas introduced in the first scene.

Program Continuing Education


When registering, please select one of the two, 6-week sessions:

  • Winter: February 1, 2020 to March 7, 2020
    • Saturdays, 1pm to 3pm

Winter Registration is closed or full.

  • Spring: April 11, 2020 to May 16, 2020
    • Saturdays, 1pm to 3pm

Spring registration is closed or full.

Coming soon! Please check back for our fall 2020 session!


Ages 18+

Discipline Film

Price $600.00

Dress Requirements

There are no dress requirements for this course.

Location: LUI Building, 900 Virginia St, Seattle

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