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Scriptnaked course almost fully booked

Places on the Scriptnaked – Professional Development for Screenwriters course are now getting booked up the UK Film Council has announced.
The syllabus for this course provides writers with foundation skills in screenwriting. It forms part of an integrated approach to the provision of skills for the audio-visual industries, which includes intensive workshops and short film productions in the regions and nations of the UK.
The course tutor is Julie Everton. Julie is a writer and a freelance script editor on feature films and has worked with screenwriters in Europe as well as in the UK. She is currently script editor on a feature funded by the UK Film Council's Development Fund.
As a writer Julie has written for stage and television as well as for film. She is an award winning playwright, produced at the Royal Court Theatre, Soho Theatre and others. For television she has written for the BBC‚s Down to Earth, and five episodes of Crossroads for Carlton TV, as well as sketches for BBC School's Hotch Potch House.
The course aims to: Help you develop an understanding of the basics of the craft and art of screenwriting; Develop a framework of screenwriting practice; Encourage you to write a short screenplay; Provide you with an ability to participate in critical workshops on both your own and other writers work; Encourage you to develop a critical self-awareness and an enquiring, analytical and creative approach to your work and to further your learning and creative abilities by participating in exercises and course assessment.
The course develops from an initial lecture and screening format to workshops, with group discussions and practical exercises being used throughout the programme.
You will be expected to participate in the general discussions and the presentation of work, as well as in providing feedback on other students‚ work.
By the end of the course you should have developed a range of skills and critical facilities in screenwriting. In addition, you will have been offered the opportunity to develop and write a short screenplay with peer feedback.
You should also be able to think critically and independently about what you have seen and read.
The course makes extensive use of screenplay screenings of shorts and features extracts, handouts including first and second draft short screenplays, as well as extracts from key books.
It combines lecturing, group discussion, individual writing exercises, and small group workshops.
For more information contact Emma Basset on: Tel: (01273) 384 222 e-mail: or visit
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