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Screenwriting (FI329)


Ever fancied trying your hand at writing a film? Or perhaps you have a half-finished screenplay languishing somewhere in your computer files? Then you need this course: an intensive introduction to the craft of screenwriting.

You’ll explore the tools and techniques of writing for the screen through a combination of writing, reading and viewing exercises. Seminars will provide a chance to workshop your own writing and gain feedback from your tutor and peers.

This course mainly focuses on film, although discussion and clips may include TV drama.

Class Location and Time

Fridays: 9.30 - 11.00 (A1.27)


1 x step outline for a short film script (10% of the total mark).
1 x 15-20 minute short film script (90% of the total mark).



(PDF Document) Module Outline

(PDF Document) Assessment Criteria

Module Leader:

Lee Thomas