Bachelor Programs in Screenwriting

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Earning a Bachelor in Screenwriting is an excellent opportunity for those individuals who want to enhance their writing skills and make their passion a reality. Students obtaining a degree in screenwriting can work in the arts, entertainment, and recreation industries.

What is a Bachelor in Screenwriting? Academically, it is a method of equipping students with essential knowledge for success in a screenwriting career, with a concentration on visual storytelling. It blends studies from various disciplines, such as humanities, English, philosophy, history, and fine arts to educate students about the skills required for the screenwriting industry. Program participants will gain a powerful understanding of the intertwined nature of theme, story, action, character, visuals, and dialogue. In addition, the degree encourages collaboration and global interaction with peers and faculty to spark creativity and imagination.

There are multiple reasons why students choose to earn a Bachelor in Screenwriting degree. For instance, the program teaches a number of skills, such as writing for television and film, medium conversion, components of a script, and rewriting and editing screenplays. Students can expect to take courses in humanities, public speaking, creative writing, English, Shakespeare, literary theory, screenwriting workshops, writing, publishing, and history.

Program costs vary and depend on the university. The curriculum lasts between three and four years. For that reason, it is essential for a prospective student to research schools thoroughly to ensure that the program offered fits their goals.

Graduates from the program find themselves frequently in high demand for increasingly competitive careers such as screenwriters, directors, and producers in television, film, and news media. Other career options include jobs as editors, playwrights, authors, and journalists.

Numerous international opportunities for the program exist from a variety of universities. Online classes are an exceptional option for students who live in isolated areas of the world with little access to a facility. Web-based choices also cater to students who require a flexible schedule. To get started with a course, search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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BACHELOR EQUIVALENT IN FILMMAKING

The Film Connection
Online & Campus Combined Part time Open Enrollment USA Los Angeles

Learn the ins and outs of filmmaking, on-the-job and on the set! With locations across the country, the Film Connection Film School can place you as an apprentice (extern) in an established film production company near where you live. You'll be paired with a seasoned film professional who will mentor you one-on-one on all the aspects of directing, producing, editing, cinematography and more. By learning on-the-job, you'll not only get the hands-on experience you need, but you'll also have the chance to make connections and form important working industry relationships you'd never be able to achieve in a classroom. We are the school that gives you the training, the job experience and the insider access you need in order to break into the business. [+]

Bachelors in Screenwriting. Learn the ins and outs of filmmaking, on-the-job and on the set! With locations across the country, the Film Connection Film School can place you as an apprentice (extern) in an established film production company near where you live. You'll be paired with a seasoned film professional who will mentor you one-on-one on all the aspects of directing, producing, editing, cinematography and more. By learning on-the-job, you'll not only get the hands-on experience you need, but you'll also have the chance to make connections and form important working industry relationships you'd never be able to achieve in a classroom. We are the school that gives you the training, the job experience and the insider access you need in order to break into the business. TURN YOUR BEST MOVIE IDEA INTO A TREATMENT, PITCH OR SCREENPLAY! Do you have a brilliant idea for a film or hit TV show, but you have no idea how to go about getting it made? If so, you've come to the right place! With our revolutionary director/producer/screenwriting program, the Film Connection doesn't just teach you the rudiments of working in film—we teach you take your creative ideas and turn them into reality. In addition to your local mentor who teaches you on the set, the Film Connection also pairs you with an established film screenwriter, director, or producer—someone with actual film credits, someone who's been part of movies you know and love. This industry legend will work one-on-one with you to help develop your best idea into a marketable treatment, pitch or screenplay—something you can use to get your foot in the door of Hollywood. This is a highly practical, highly effective approach that can only be accomplished via our mentor-apprentice (extern) learning approach, which is why it's something other film schools can't offer. But there's more: once your film idea has been developed, the Film Connection will arrange for you to fly to Los Angeles to pitch the idea to a real Hollywood film executive—someone who can actually help you get the film or TV show made! This is an opportunity you won't find with any other film school. The Film Connection is endorsed by some of the top names in the industry for one reason: our program works. We don't just teach you the techniques of filmmaking—we leverage our own connections to pair you with a credited filmmaker who can actually help you turn your movie idea into something that can actually get made. THE FILM CONNECTION OFFERS A REVOLUTIONARY WAY FOR YOU TO LEARN FILMMAKING AND BREAK INTO THE INDUSTRY, WITHOUT SADDLING YOU WITH CRIPPLING STUDENT DEBT… WHAT YOU WILL LEARN AS AN APPRENTICE (EXTERN) IN THE DIRECTING/PRODUCING PROGRAM: DIRECTING/SHOOTING: • Shot blocking • Working with Actors • Lighting • Grip and Electric • The Art of the Interview • How to Make Your Day WRITING: • How to Pitch a Movie Professionally • How to Develop an Idea • How to Write a Treatment • Screenwriting PRODUCING: o Budgeting o Financing o Deal Making o Contracts, Permits, Licensing ONLY AVAILABLE TO CANADIAN AND US CITIZENS! [-]

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Screenwriting)

Victorian College of the Arts
Campus Full time 3 years January 2017 Australia Melbourne

The Bachelor of Fine Arts (Screenwriting) provides training in the many facets of screenwriting through lectures, classes, film screenings, on-set experience and intensive modules. Students undertake units in cinematic writing, TV writing, adaptation, writing for games and web content, and attend workshops with the Bachelor of Fine Arts (Film and Television) directing students to develop a wider industry perspective and form creative partnerships. [+]

Bachelor of Fine Arts (Screenwriting)The Bachelor of Fine Arts (Screenwriting) provides training in the many facets of screenwriting through lectures, classes, film screenings, on-set experience and intensive modules. Students undertake units in cinematic writing, TV writing, adaptation, writing for games and web content, and attend workshops with the Bachelor of Fine Arts (Film and Television) directing students to develop a wider industry perspective and form creative partnerships.Students also undertake Critical Studies subjects that introduce them to the practice of critical self-reflection in the context of wider contemporary arts practices, as well as the opportunity choose electives from other specialisations across the Victorian College of the Arts, and the University of Melbourne.At the end of three years you will be able to write professionally for the various screen media and will have acquired a solid base in many generic skills such as presenting professional work, giving and taking feedback and working in creative teams.Graduates are successful in local and international film festivals, winning numerous awards with their productions. Graduates, employed in the industry, may work initially in an assistant capacity as freelancers. Many of our graduates develop high-profile careers in the film, television or allied industries.... [-]