Course Description

In this course, you’ll learn the craft from a faculty member who not only has decades of experience as a film and video writer, producer, and director but are also as passionate about storytelling as you are. This course will assist you in finding your voice while writing short and feature-length screenplays, original TV pilots and episodes, and web series. Students should have basic computer skills. 

The instructor Virginia Bailey is an independent film/video writer, producer, and director, and author of children's literature, including softcover, eBooks, and audiobooks. She also teaches Introduction to Screenwriting, and Introduction to Podcasting.

Course Outline

• Round table 1st draft read through
• How to break down and rewrite a scene
• Learn to write scene sequences
• Develop a comprehensive understanding of filmmaking
• Script and Film Analysis
• Editing dialogue
• Reintroduction of intention and obstacles
• Deeper dive into the 3 Act story structure
• Writing scenes without dialogue
• Deeper dive into story theme, plot, action, and the underlying message
• Screenwriting Business,  Show Business


Ages 16+


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Section Title
Screenwriting II
Online: With Live Meetings
6:00PM to 8:00PM
Apr 04, 2022 to May 23, 2022
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
Course Fee(s)
Tuition and Fees non-credit $289.00
Section Notes
No class on Wed, 24 Nov 2021, Thanksgiving Day
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