About This Certificate

Write a story for the big screen. Through a core sequence of screenwriting courses, students are guided in writing a full-length motion picture script, focusing on story, theme, character, action, dialogue, and visuals.

This certificate is offered through The School of Media Studies at The New School.

Format: Online

Total Courses: 6

Price: $910 per course; $5,460 total
Tuition rates are subject to change over the course of your program.

What You’ll Gain

  • The ability to engage in in-depth analysis of screenplays’ storylines, characters, dialogue, images, and storytelling themes
  • Instruction in the theory, form, and craft of writing for film, television, or online narrative media
  • The opportunity to complete a professional-quality screenplay

How You’ll Learn

  • Exclusive insider insights on the film industry from faculty practitioners
  • Public presentations and mentored project development and production
  • Opportunities to engage in programs with local film institutions, centers, and festivals

Who Should Enroll

  • Anyone who aspires to complete a professional-quality screenplay, including people with or without college degrees and current undergraduate students

Additional Details

Screenwriting Certificate

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Sharpen your writing skills and learn how to develop a professional-quality screenplay. Begin by completing one of the required courses below.

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