The School of Writing for the Screen introduces students to the principles of writing narrative fictional stories for the screen. The course focuses on screenwriting format, structure, craft and technique, with an emphasis on the fundamentals of storytelling. During this three-month intensive, students will learn to pitch story concepts, develop short scripts and treatments, work in a collaborative environment, and lastly complete a first draft of a feature-length script. Students will also gain a thorough understanding of the current film industry and standards expected of a professional writer. Finally, the course will prepare and familiarize students with the challenges and struggles Christian writers often encounter as they work to become active artists in the film industry.