At Industrial Scripts we run high-quality screenwriting courses, filmmaking courses & script reading courses which deliver serious value to participants. Our courses are tailored to suit the requirements of the industry, and are led by professionals with proven track records of success in their own individual area of the business. Our flagship courses are EFFECTIVE SCRIPT READING COURSE FOR TV & FILM, MAKING THE LOW-BUDGET FEATURE FILM and SCREENWRITING FOR BEGINNERS. All our training courses are held in our offices on Newman Street, and we will be launching more training courses soon. Please sign up to our newsletter to be the first to hear about new courses, and simply click on the course titles below for more detailed information on each course or to book your place. _______________________________________________________________________________________________
EFFECTIVE SCRIPT READING FOR TV & FILM - 1 full day – £156.99
Europe’s #1 script reading course led by a BFI Film Fund and Universal Pictures script consultant.
This is the first UK script reading course to place equal emphasis on the skills required to find script reading jobs, as well as write quality script analysis. Ideal for those new to the industry looking to build a career in development, sales or distribution, the course is also valuable for screenwriters, producers & directors aiming to develop contacts in the development world and earn an extra revenue stream from script reading. Please click here for full course details. Script reading course dates, accepting bookings now:
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HOW TO WRITE A SCRIPT: SCREENWRITING FOR BEGINNERS – 1 full day – £156.99
Led by a BFI Film Fund and Universal Pictures script consultant.
Our screenwriting 1-day course has been designed for creative individuals who possess great ideas for films or TV shows, but don’t know where to begin. It delivers a huge amount of information, condensed into one intense day, to participants new to screenwriting, new to writing, or both. Participants are guaranteed to leave with: an improved ability to identify a good concept or idea; a thorough understanding of what producers are looking for; an appreciation of the importance of genre; knowledge of the fees paid to screenwriters and typical industry screenwriting contracts; as well as a host of other information relating to the world of a screenwriter. Please click here for full course details. Course dates, accepting bookings now:
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EVERYTHING AMERICA - 1 full day – £156.99
Led by a BFI Film Fund and Universal Pictures script consultant.
Our “Everything America” course does what it says on the tin: it delivers a vast amount of knowledge and learning to producers, writers and directors about every conceivable area of the US film and TV industry.Our course is aimed at Producers, Writers and Directors with the intention of working in the American film and TV industries, whether remotely (in the case of writers) or actually in the USA itself. The course is suitable both for those new to the industry looking to channel all their energies into a career in the US, and more experienced UK film professionals intending to make the move or begin dividing their time between London and LA. So from Agents to Managers, Attorneys to where to live, “Pilot Season” to Unions, our course literally is: “Everything America”.
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MAKING THE LOW-BUDGET FEATURE FILM - 1 full day – £156.99
Led by LONDON TO BRIGHTON, THE COTTAGE & CHERRY TREE LANE producer Ken Marshall of Steel Mill Pictures or RESISTANCE, EDEN LAKE, WAKING NED & SHOOTING FISH producer Richard Holmes of Big Rich Films.
On this 1-day course, participants leave with a highly detailed working knowledge of all areas of micro-budget film production, by producers with leading industry experience in this area (typified by their credits). The day is heavily interactive, and prior to the course participants submit short, embryonic proposals for low budget feature projects they are intending to develop, which they then receive feedback and project-specific advice on during the course workshop at the end of the day. The seminar is specifically candid, intending to arm participants with significant knowledge of all areas of low-budget feature film production, from early development through to ancillary revenue streams. Please note, the course will be led by either Ken Marshall OR Richard Holmes, depending on their shooting schedules. Click here for full course details, and course dates, accepting bookings now:
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Courses coming soon…
UK Market Intelligence – 3hr evening course – £40.00
“One of the things that amazes me is the industry doesn’t acknowledge DVD gives at least 50% of revenue” (Stewart Till, CEO, Icon UK – from ScreenDaily.com, 21st January 2010). Industrial Scripts agrees, and through close UK market and genre analysis we aim to arm writers and filmmakers with the type of market intelligence usually reserved for distributers and producers. Course dates coming soon…
Neglected Genres – 3hr evening course – £40.00
In this course, Industrial Scripts aims to encourage writers to begin thinking in terms of genres and sub-genres under-utilised by the UK film industry. Through close reference to individual films from both the UK and abroad we aim to stimulate growth in the areas we feel are currently neglected by British filmmakers. Course dates coming soon..