- Listing Type: After-School Enrichment
- Entering Grade: 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th
- Program Delivery: Online
- Session Start: February, July
- Session Length: Other
- Category: Performing & Visual Arts
- Sub-Categories: Filmmaking and Digital Media, Writing
- Minimum Cost: > $1,000
- Gender: Coed
The NYU Tisch Online High School Screenwriters Workshop is open to freshmen, sophomores, juniors and seniors. Students will be introduced to the basic principles of writing for film and television. It is an asynchronous course with weekly assignments, video meetings, and talks with industry professionals. The workshop is offered throughout the year.
Intensive screenwriting exercises will introduce students to the basic principles of writing for film and television. Students will develop story ideas and characters, and learn film language and script structure. There will be film story analysis sessions with screenings of important work. The workshop sessions with the instructor and students provides an opportunity for you to present your work, which opens dialogue for critiques and rewrites. The workshop culminates with submitted scenes, a short screenplay, and a synopsis of a feature film and television series. This is an asynchronous course with weekly assignments, video meetings, and discussions with industry professionals.
Students should be prepared to dedicate 6-10 hours per week for this course. Students will earn 4 credit units upon completion.