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Bachelor of Science in Writing for Film & TV (Online)

The Los Angeles Film School
36 months
Bachelor's degree
Scholarships available
Online / Distance
Online / distance program
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Bachelor of Science in Writing for Film & TV (Online)

Program description

Bachelor of Science in Writing for Film & TV (Online)

Are you interested in cinematic storytelling? Learn to write well-structured stories with vivid, compelling characters to create scripts for film, TV and immersive media. Our online program prepares you to tell your unique story by exploring the screenwriting process from early creation to the final pitch.

Our Bachelor of Science in Writing for Film & TV Degree Program challenges you to grow as a writer and storyteller. You’ll learn the elements of character, dialogue, scene, setting, texture and tone, which are at the core of well-structured stories. You’ll learn the conventions of the writing craft, network with your peers on discussion boards and pitch the stories you create, all while learning how to polish your narrative writing skills.

Admission requirements

To be eligible for admission, applicants to an associate’s or full bachelor’s degree program must be a high school graduate or possess a recognized high school equivalency (GED® – General Education Diploma or HiSET Exam Scores).

An applicant to a bachelor’s degree completion program must have an associate’s degree from a recognized accredited institution.

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Program content

  • Digital Literacy
  • Creative Writing
  • Pitching I
  • Story Analysis – Film
  • Story Structure
  • Writing an Outline – Film
  • College Mathematics
  • Story Analysis – Tv
  • Writing an Outline – Tv
  • Behavioral Science
  • Character Creation
  • Dialogue Writing
  • Action Line Writing
  • Writing Act I
  • Writing Act II
  • Writing Act III
  • Cultural Studies
  • Creative Presentation
  • Immersive Storytelling
  • Contemporary Art
  • Transmedia Storytelling
  • Pitching II
  • A Draft in 30 Days
  • A Re-write and Polish in 30 Days
  • The Final Draft
  • Leadership and organizational Behavior
  • Adaptation – Short Form
  • Adaptation – Long Form I
  • Adaptation – Long Form II
  • The Punch Up Draft
  • Writing for Production
  • Professional Writing
  • The Business of Writing
  • Final Project I
  • Final Project II
  • Professional Branding and Career Prep

*Curriculum subject to change at any time

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available, please inquire for more information.

Career opportunities

Career development is a lifelong process—starting with your first day of class. The keys to unlocking and managing a successful career in the entertainment industry are research, networking, preparation, professionalism and the ability to stay current with industry practices and trends.

The Career Development department works in conjunction with students’ education curricula to prepare them with interpersonal and professional skills, support their vocational goals and help to bridge the gap between academia and the workplace.

About this institute

The Los Angeles Film School

The Los Angeles Film School

The Los Angeles Film School, located in the heart of Hollywood, is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), VA-approved, and offers entertainment-focused Bachelor of Science degrees in Animation, Audio Production, Digital Filmmaking, Entertainment Business, Film...

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Contact info

The Los Angeles Film School

6363 Sunset Blvd.
90028 Los Angeles California
United States of America

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