SPECIALIST MODULE – SCREENWRITING

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SCREENWRITING – INTRODUCTION

MKCW –  ‘Creative Writing: Wonder World’  Course Outline  

Thanks for enrolling in the course. I hope you enjoy it and find it very rewarding. Please see the outline below. If you have any further queries relating to the course, please email info@martinkeaveney.com.

Week 1

Introduction to Visual Writing

Week 2

Character

Week 3

Story

Week 4

Adaptations

Week 5

Scriptwriting

Week 6

Rewrites

Week 7

Treatments

Week 8

Formatting

Week 9

Productions & Funding

Week 10

Pitching

Week 11

Submission

Week 12

Special Focus

Participants have the option to submit weekly writing for feedback and read their material during weekly workshop. A Final Project option is available to all at the end of the course.

Reading list

Readings are optional but they are helpful for weekly discussion. It is not necessary to purchase any of these titles as excerpts will be provided in advance.


Horton, Andrew et al. Screenwriting. Rutgers University Press, 2014.

Ballon, Rachel. Blueprint for Screenwriting : A Complete Writer’s Guide to Story Structure and Character Development. Taylor & Francis Group, 2004.

Docter, Pete, Inside Out. Disney/Pixar, 2015.

Lucas, George. Star Wars. Fox, 1977. (Boxtree, 1995).

Pinter, Harold, The Caretaker. Arts Theatre, 1960. (Faber, 1991)

Others TBA.

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