Screenwriting Filmmaking


At the heart of every great screenplay is a great story. TheFilmSchool’s Screenwriting program will give you the tools that you need to craft your story into a production ready script.


Through TheFilmSchool’s Digital Media Innovation Lab students are exposed to all aspects of filmmaking, learning from working professionals that are the top in their fields.

Guerilla Filmmaking on an iPhone with Joseph Assi

Tangerine, the hottest film at Sundance this year, was a film shot on an iPhone! In this 6 week – hands on class you will learn how to use the technology that you have in your pocket “your iPhone” to shoot, score, edit and publish your film. You will learn the elements of visual storytelling and how to create a compelling story in under 10 minutes, whether you are utilizing a documentary or narrative style.

This course will culminate with a public exhibition of the films created in class.

Dates: October 17th – November 21st
Times: Wednesdays 6:30 pm – 9:00 pm & Saturdays 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Location: Shoreline Community College
Course Fee: $525

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Smartphone Video Competition

TFS is hosting a Smartphone Video Competition with Questr

In 3 minutes or less tell your story about a Journey or Quest that is important to you. The catch…it must be shot on a smartphone! Our team will select the best video submission based on content, storytelling and craft.

The contest winner will receive a full scholarship to TheFilmSchool’s “Guerrilla Filmmaking with an iPhone” class. This is a 6-week intensive workshop that starts in October!

Submission Deadline: October 1st
Winner Announced: October 5th
Value: $525.00

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Digital Media Innovation Lab

Elevate Your Craft

TheFilmSchool provides you with the education, practical tools and real life experience necessary to prepare you for a career in screenwriting and filmmaking.

At TheFilmSchool you will be instructed and mentored by award winning faculty and industry professionals that are passionate about helping writers and filmmakers find their personal and authentic voice. We believe that in this digital age, stories are the most powerful means to connect and inspire. So whether your passion is web series, comedy, drama, short films or features, TheFilmSchool has the program to help you elevate your work and prepare you to bring your unique story to the world.

Many of our alumni have called their time with us “life-changing.”