3-Week Screenwriting & Filmmaking Intensive

The 3-Week Screenwriting & Filmmaking Intensive teaches the principles and mechanisms of structure and character, as well as the courage of personal storytelling, through five distinct approaches.
Students in this program come from all walks of life and all levels of filmmaking to be a part of this unique program and to get a taste for Seattle’s unparalleled creative community.
Additionally, an award-winning guest lecturer is invited each session as part of our Speaker Series (previous courses included such speakers as Mark Heyman, co-writer of BLACK SWAN!).


  • Many sessions are taught by award winning faculty that are active in the film and television industry.
  • The cost of each session is $2,995.
    • There is a $50 fee to apply.
  • 3-Weeks, 6-days/week.
  • Partial Tuition Assistance is available for those who demonstrate a need. Details.
  • Read detailed Course Descriptions
  • After you are accepted, a $500 deposit will be required to hold your seat.


TheFilmSchool will hold its next 3-Week Screenwriting & Filmmaking Intensive from July 12 – August 1st at the SIFF Film Center. We are currently accepting applications.
Application Deadline: June 26th
Scholarship Request Deadline:  May 15

Additional Benefits

  • Great alumni-exclusive discounts on our other courses.
  • Sit-in on future sessions for a FREE refresher  (upon instructor approval)


Need assistance with tuition?

  • If you are a student with demonstrated need and require a scholarship to offset the tuition costs, please submit your application no later than May 15, 2015.
  • All accepted applicants will be required to pay a $500 deposit to hold their seat.
  • We also offer a variety of contests throughout the year that offer scholarships as prizes.  Subscribe to our newsletter to receive email notifications of our contest announcements.


Already Accepted?