Film and Television

Screenwriting (Online Course)

Status: Started

CHENG Kam-fu
CHENG Kam-fu
18 or above
$ 2,380.00

This course is based on activity teaching and workshop approach.
This course is designed for participants with no experience or with one year or less prior training in Screenwriting. This foundation course aims to equip students with basic concepts and techniques on writing short scripts for film, and to differentiate the differences between writing for film and other media. Narrative elements such as theme and angle, characterisation, visual structure and emotion, and dialogue writing will be taught in this course. The instructor will guide students to explore how to organise and write something from brief outlines to a full script, to grasp elementary filmic vision and listening, and to analyse relevant short films and scenes. The instructor will also introduce techniques in presenting an outline or a full script.
The course content includes:
• Exploring the differences between writing for film, and writing for television and stage
• Developing story ideas, themes and angles
• Character and narrative description
• Structure and conflict
• Dialogue and scene development
Applicant must read EXCEL’s enrolment terms and conditions on

Applicant must read EXCEL’s enrolment terms and conditions on

Course Features

  • Date
    13 Jul 2021 - 14 Sep 2021
  • No Class Date
  • Day
  • Time
    19:15 pm - 21:15 pm
  • Language
  • Sessions
  • Showcase
  • Location
    HKAPA, Wanchai