Advanced Diploma of Screenwriting - Feature Film

Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS)

Build the foundation of your screenwriting craft by exploring the theory and practice of dramatic storytelling. Extend yourself, creating memorable characters, writing engaging scenes and developing the story outline for a compelling feature-length drama.This course is designed for those who aspire to a deep understanding of story and the relationship between character, plot, theme and structure. Interest in developing analytical, creative and technical writing skills, develop a feature length project outline, plus build on understanding of audience, this course will provide students with the key learning experiences to build these craft skills.

Course Fee:

Australian: $7,800

Entry Requirements:

Entry by merit selection


Primarily online, including video conferencing and with four weekend workshops (two per semester) on campus at AFTRS, Moore Park, Sydney

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The Australian Film Television and Radio School (AFTRS) is the nation's leading screen and broadcast school, consistently rated one of the top film schools in the world by industry publication The Hollywood Reporter.

Their purpose is to find and empower the diversity of Australian talent to shape and share their stories with the world by delivering future-focused, industry-relevant education, research and training. The school has state-of-the-art production facilities and its alumni and staff have won or been nominated for a slate of Academy, Golden Globe, Emmy, BAFTA, AACTA and Commercial Radio Awards.

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