Beginning Screenwriting made EASY-2020 Screenwriting Course
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Beginning Screenwriting made EASY-2020 Screenwriting Course

Screenwriting doesn't have to be hard! Movie script writing for beginners.
4.7 (516 ratings)
Course Ratings are calculated from individual students’ ratings and a variety of other signals, like age of rating and reliability, to ensure that they reflect course quality fairly and accurately.
5,966 students enrolled
Created by Word Dancer
Last updated 5/2020
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Current price: $139.99 Original price: $199.99 Discount: 30% off
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This course includes
  • 2.5 hours on-demand video
  • 15 articles
  • 2 downloadable resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
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What you'll learn
  • The biggest mistake new screenwriters make
  • How to maximize your chances of screenwriting success in Hollywood BEFORE writing your script - This is HUGE!
  • What you should know about your story idea
  • Ways of generating screenwriting story ideas
  • How to make those ideas resonate with the audience
  • How to build characters when screenwriting
  • Basic screenplay structure in screenwriting
  • Format in screenwriting
  • How to get feedback on your finished screenplay
  • How to think like a screenwriter
  • And more great screenwriting tips and tricks
  • My screenwriting journey - it didn't involve film school!
  • You need to believe that dreams can come true. Because they can:) Screenwriting can be easy!

Learn screenwriting the FAST, EASY, SIMPLE way in this online beginning script writing course :)

This is a step-by-step approach to screenwriting. We'll go over all the basics that you need for planning your movie script including the idea, structure and characters, script writing, screenplay format and what to do after writing the first draft.

This course is PRACTICAL, time-saving and easy to understand. You CAN learn screenwriting without going to film school. Absolute beginners to script writing welcome:)

Click to buy and begin your screenwriting journey NOW!

Who this course is for:
  • Anyone who wants to learn screenwriting to get the screenplay in their head on the page
  • Students who are new to screenwriting
  • Anyone who wants to turn their novel into a screenplay
Course content
Expand all 38 lectures 02:47:42
+ Supercharge your chances of success!
7 lectures 18:02

Let's just jump right in!

We'll get you THINKING like a screenwriter. It's a new exciting way to live that requires some preparation.

Preview 04:44

Learn what NOT to put in your script and the first thing to start doing NOW to learn how to write a screenplay. Links in the next section.

Preview 05:37

Links for scripts mentioned in the previous video.

Links for scripts from lecture
More Scripts - cultivated list


If you aren't "inside" Hollywood, it can be tough to understand the current market like people who are "inside." But I can change that!

Shhhhh.... here is a secret:)

I mentioned you should read produced scripts.

But what about the hottest scripts in Hollywood that HAVEN'T been produced? Once a script is produced, the script is anywhere from two to FIFTY (or more)  years old!

Want to read current hot scripts in Hollywood?

Like an INSIDER?

Usually these are only available to agents, managers and producers. But YOU can read them too!


I mentioned earlier, the "Black List" - that's the list that comes out each year of the scripts that are considered the hottest spec scripts that circulated Hollywood each year.

Wouldn't it be awesome to get your hands on those?

You can!

There are people who have access to these scripts and put them online in dropboxes and other places on the web to share with others who want to use them for "educational purposes."

Simply google something like "Black List scripts download"

OR "Where to download Black List scripts"

OR "2019 Black List scripts download"

OR "Download all black list scripts 2019"

And you will find them. Educate yourself as to the more recent trends and the market in Hollywood.

Like an INSIDER!

You're welcome:)

Hollywood Insider Secret! Shhhhh.
How to get ahead in Hollywood - it's not what you think!
Links for Screenwriting Communities
+ Let's explore your idea
4 lectures 15:24
Your Story Idea - let's make sure it's JUICY:)
Links for Idea Video
Screenplay Structure made EASY
Resources from Structure Video
+ Character and Theme
7 lectures 16:01
Character Archetypes
Link for Archetypes
Download Character Bio Worksheets
Character Arcs
What's under the plot?
Links for Screenwriting Theme Ideas
+ What to know before your fingers hit the keyboard
7 lectures 22:21
Planning your story
Links to help you plan your story
Screenplay Format (Part 1 - software)
Links for Software
Screenplay Format (Part 2-Elements of a Screenplay)
Action lines (Part 1- Dos and Don'ts)
Action Lines (Part 2 - My super trick for screenwriting: Pace of the Read)
+ After the script is written... celebrate! And then...
5 lectures 20:51
Protecting Your Screenplay
Links for Protecting Your Screenplay
How to Give and Get Feedback
Links for Feedback
+ Bonus Section
8 lectures 01:15:00
Naming Characters
Introducing Characters
Likable Characters?
The Hero's Journey for Beginners
Summary of Hero's Journey
The Unfresh List
My Screenwriting Story
BONUS -- Get more of my screenwriting courses