Film Script Writing

  /  Film Script Writing

This course is designed to help students develop their writing skills to create a story starting from a basic concept to a final draft. Students will learn the structure and pattern in film script writing and will be instructed on the step by step process of writing a film script, which includes creating characters, defining the main theme, building plots, shaping scenes, sharpening dialogues, etc. The course will also briefly cover methods of writing a film critique.


This is a single course and by itself does not lead to any career path

  • Grade 12 graduate or mature student status (British Columbia 19 years or older)
  • Meet minimum English language proficiency requirements.

Upon completion of this program the successful student will have reliably demonstrated the ability to

  • Write screen Plays

Assessment will consist of quizzes, exams, and assignments.

Students must pass the course with at least 60%.

Total instructional hours 40
Total Co-op hours 0
Total program hours 40
Total program length (weeks) 2

☒ In-class instruction

☒ Distance education

☒ Combined delivery (both in-class and distance)

Not all courses may have textbooks. Textbooks are listed on the course outline. Textbooks may not be available through the college.

  • Successful completion of the course.

For proof of English Language Proficiency please refer the Student Handbook.

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