Creative Scotland: Script Development – Online

October 22, 2012

Screenwriters will develop a feature film script from initial idea to third draft screenplay, over the period of 10 months, benefiting from comprehensive one to one feedback, 12 hours of development in terms of feedback, discussion and notes via Skype meetings, and 10 practical and extensive online lessons covering the essential areas of the craft needed to write a screenplay in any genre.

The Tutor

Brian McGill has been a professional scriptwriter for twenty five years and has written for several television series, including Taggart (Scottish Television) and Call Red (Granada) as well as the feature film La Guerre Des Moutons. He presently teaches film writing at Screen Academy Scotland, at Örebro University, Sweden, and at Berghs School of Communication, Sweden, and currently acts as an online script tutor on ENGAGE.

What people have said:

‘I would highly recommend this course to anyone. The one to one feedback was invaluable.’ Doris Dickson, Former participant

‘I can honestly say it’s the best money I’ve spent on professional development for a long time.’ Ros Borland. Co-producer ‘The Last King of Scotland’ Producer ‘Wild Country’

Who’s it for?

Entry level, intermediate or experienced writers with:

– an idea to develop,

– a broadband connection

– a basic understanding of how to use Skype (although technical support is available for those screenwriters new to Skype and VLE learning).

Where: Online

Fee: £1,300 (2 instalments of £650) / £1040 concessions (2 instalments of £520) – we do not charge VAT

You could get £200 towards the cost of your fees with ILA:

Or Businesses and Freelancers could get up to £500 with SDS Flexible Funding:

via Creative Scotland: Script Development – Online.


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