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What You Will Learn?

  • By the end of this course, students will have all the knowledge they need in order to write a great screenplay.
  • Create 3 dimensional, memorable characters that will get a Producer's attention.
  • Understand theme and how to use it to take your writing to the next level.
  • Structure your movie to Hollywood standards.
  • Get the most out of your ideas and turn them into winning concepts.



  • No experience is necessary to study this course. All you need is a love of film, the drive to become a successful writer and something to write your script on.


Section 1: A Quick Hello 01:07
Section 2: Concept 22:02
Section 3: The Hero/Protagonist 36:15
Section 4: The Villain/Antagonist 21:15
Section 5: Theme 22:48
Section 6: Supporting Characters 16:40
Section 7: Structure 1:02:05
Section 8: Writing 25:03
Section 9: Scenes 28:37
Section 10: Dialogue 00:47
Section 11: The End? 01:07

About the Instructor

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John Watts has been working in the film and television industry for nearly 20 years. He started his career with the BBC, ITV and various Sky channels before moving over to the film industry where he is now a professional writer. John holds a masters degree in Screenwriting, has sold scripts in the USA, UK and China and has been a script doctor to countless more. 

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