Screenwriting 101: The Basics


In this Seattle screenwriting class, open to total beginners, you’ll learn how screenplays are written, and have opportunities to write some short scenes and “mini-scripts,” workshop them in class, and get feedback on your writings. We’ll focus on plot and structure, script formatting, dialogue and action, and what goes into writing a tightly written, effective and marketable screenplay. Plus, you’ll learn about getting an agent and pitching your screenplay. The instructor, a Seattle filmmaker, has written over 30 screenplays. His films have played at major international festivals. He has taught screenwriting classes in Seattle since 2005.

Class price includes $10 registration fee.


Full refunds are given as long as the class is cancelled with at least 48 hours notice. is an independent adult education program, located in Seattle, Washington. We were established in 2002. We offer fun, affordable noncredit classes and workshops in the arts.

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