Advanced Screenwriting Diploma Course

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What Will You Learn?

Take your screenwriting skills to new heights! Our Advanced Screenwriting Course is the ultimate resource for aspiring screenwriters like you.

Dive into a world of thrilling plot twists, vibrant characters, and meaningful dialogue. Gain insider tools and techniques used by industry professionals. Engage your audience like never before and leave a lasting impact.

Learn how to plan, plot and write screenplays in any genre. Discover the psychoanalytical approach to crafting gripping narratives. Explore symbolism and persuasion techniques to add depth, keep your audience invested, and leave a lasting impact.

Our Advanced Screenwriting Course guides you through it all. We'll take you from bare bones to complex devices for plotting and characterisation. You also learn about audience profiling and writing for a target market.

This online screenwriting course offers a proven systematic approach to storytelling and dialogue. We also reveal a few industry secrets along the way.

Start your journey towards becoming a master storyteller. Let your words shape the future of film and TV.

By studying our Advanced Screenwriting Course, you will learn about the following:

  • Screenplay structure.
  • Using symbolism for depth and impact.
  • Creating engaging plot cycles.
  • Developing complex, relatable characters.
  • Crafting authentic, powerful dialogue.
  • Navigating the film industry landscape.
  • Editing and formatting.
  • Pitching and submitting your work.

Course Syllabus

What will I learn on the course?

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  • Part 1: Introduction
  • Part 2: The Five Act Structure
  • Part 3: Creating a Structural Template
  • Part 4: Structuring an Act
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 1: Assessment
  • Part 1: Layout -The Invisible Act
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 2:Assessment
  • Part 1: Symbolism in Narrative
  • Part 2: Symbolic Landscapes
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 3: Assessment
  • Part 1: Plot Functions
  • Part 2: Combining Plot and Symbolism
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 4: Assessment
  • Part 1: Common Story Types
  • Part 2: Person and Symbol Archetypes
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 5: Assessment
  • Part 1: Person Archetypes and their Functions
  • Part 2: First Impressions
  • Part 3: Social Landscape
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 6: Assessment
  • Part 1: Adapting Prose
  • Part 2: Tone and Rhetoric
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 7: Assessment
  • Part 1: Direction and Performance
  • Part 2: Direction and Character
  • Part 3: Narration
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 8: Assessment
  • Part 1: Know the Market
  • Part 2: Know your Audience
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Module 9: Assessment
  • Part 1: Completing your Screenplay
  • Part 2: Editing Your Screenplay
  • Part 3: Submitting Your Screenplay
  • Test Your Knowledge
  • Key Learning Points Exercise
  • Conclusion
  • Module 10: Assessment
Who Would Benefit from This Course?

Are you an aspiring screenwriter? Have a passion for creating compelling narratives and captivating audiences? Our Advanced Screenwriting Course will take your storytelling skills to the next level.

Experienced writers will discover how to refine their techniques. Those who are newer to screenwriting will learn how to build upon the fundamentals.

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Accreditations

The Advanced Screenwriting Diploma Course will take up to 150 hours to complete, working from home. There is no time limit for completing this course; it can be studied in your own time at your own pace.

This is a Level 3 course and will give you 150 CPD (Continued Professional Development) points.

Upon completion of your course assessments, you receive 2 certificates. A certificate from the Centre of Excellence and a CPD certificate displaying the number of CPD points earned from the course.

This course is endorsed by the Quality Licence Scheme. Therefore, upon successful completion of this course, learners can also receive a certificate of achievement from Quality Licence Scheme and a Learner Unit Summary, which lists the details of all the units the learner has completed as part of the course. (This certificate is optional and costs an additional £25).

The Quality Licence Scheme is part of the Skills and Education Group, a charitable organisation that unites education and skills-orientated organisations that share similar values and objectives. With more than 100 years of collective experience, the Skills and Education Group’s strategic partnerships create opportunities to inform, influence and represent the wider education and skills sector.

The Skills and Education Group also includes two nationally recognised awarding organisations; Skills and Education Group Awards and Skills and Education Group Access. Through their awarding organisations they have developed a reputation for providing high-quality qualifications and assessments for the education and skills sector. They are committed to helping employers, organisations and learners cultivate the relevant skills for learning, skills for employment, and skills for life.

Their knowledge and experience of working within the awarding sector enables them to work with training providers, through the Quality Licence Scheme, to help them develop high-quality courses and/or training programmes for the non-regulated market.

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