Summer School Screenwriting 2020

ifs internationale filmschule Köln - Summerschool

An intense and enjoyable introduction to the art of visual storytelling for film and TV.

This three-week Summer School course aims to support aspiring writers in developing their creative writing skills in the area of screenwriting. In an enjoyable, supportive setting and through a combination of theory, practice and collaborative exercises, an international group of participants learns about all key aspects of this craft, ranging from premise, theme and topic to characters and character orchestration, from plot to scene structure, and from setting to subtext. Formal aspects like screenplay formatting, text forms and industry conventions are touched upon as well as tools and devices that help writers tell stories visually.

The Summer School Screenwriting supports writers in finding and voicing their vision, providing them with useful tools and essential screenwriting skills. In the end of the three-week course, participants will have developed a screenplay for a short film or a written work of comparable scope.

More information and application here.