UPCOMING CLASSES

Write Great Endings
January 9 - 19, 2017

Writing The Profound Screenplay
January 16 - February 15, 2017

MYSTERY, INTRIGUE, AND SUSPENSE:  Mastering The Thriller Genre
January 30 - February 28, 2017

How To Complete a Professional-Level Rewrite
January 30 - April 30, 2017

“What they went through was just incredible. I’d watch for hours as Leo was just laying submerged in an icy river,” says screenwriter Mark L. Smith...

FREE CLASS:  Analysis of THE BOURNE IDENTITY

Learn our exclusive model for writing THRILLER scripts.  

Analysis of Bourne Identity

National Screenwriters Day

Over $2000 worth of prizes will be awarded randomly to writers who tweet using #NationalScreenwritersDay between 11:00am - 12:00pm Pacific Time on...

People often write "nice" characters, but many times, a nice character comes across as bland or superficial or even dull.

For a nice charact...

Tommy Ardolino the producer of the upcoming feature film OLDFELLAS starring Armand Assante and

ScreenwritingU Alum Bela Lampert (ProSeries 45, MSC 5) had his Action/Sci-Fi thriller “KILL CODE” optioned by producer

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Upcoming Classes

01/30/17 to 04/3/17

In 10 weeks, you'll go through the steps of a professional rewrite. If you want to place high in a major contest or need to do a rewrite before sending your script to agents, managers, or producers, this class will give you the tools to do it.

01/30/17 to 02/28/17

This is a 30 day class with lessons delivered every-other-day.

Each day of the class builds another layer to your thriller script.  

Movies Analyzed:

02/6/17 to 02/15/17

Learn 47 ways to write any line of dialogue.

02/20/17 to 03/1/17

What do MISSION IMPOSSIBLE 3, the TV show LOST, and the show ALIAS have in common?

They were all directed -- and written by -- J.J. Abrams.