Our Programs

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3-Week Screenwriting & Filmmaking Intensive

TheFilmSchool’s Summer Intensive –a journey of self-discovery–taught by current industry leaders. This program is designed to help you unleash your unique storytelling voice and give you the tools to take your script from page to screen. A tour de force in screenwriting and directing.

The Great American Short Screenplay Contest

In seven (correctly formatted) pages or less, put your story on the page for a chance at a full-tuition scholarship to TheFilmSchool’s flagship program, the 3-Week Screenwriting & Filmmaking Intensive, an intimate and unique approach to elevating storytelling through the art of film.

Digital Media Innovation Lab – Script Development Lab

Offered twice a year, this 8 week intensive will fine tune your script and prepare you to produce your screenplay.

Comedy Writing Intensive With Steve Kaplan

The Comedy Intensive is a two-day course that explores the hidden principles of comedy: what it is, how it works, why it works, what’s happening when it’s not working and what you can do to fix it.

Summer Teen Camp – Screenwriting & Filmmaking

You have an amazing story to tell! Bring that story to life this summer. Every great movie starts with a solid script. In this one week writing and filmmaking intensive you will work one on one with TV & film producers, award winning writers and make a film.

Speaker Series

A free public program that brings in top writers, directors and producers to share their work and engage in conversation sharing their wisdom and insider tips on how to get your work made and sold.

First Tuesdays

Professional Development workshops held on the first Tuesday of every month at Roy Street Coffee on Capital Hill. Each month focuses on a screenwriting or filmmaking element and is conducted by industry professionals that have had success as a creative.