Scriptwriting

Ever dreamt of becoming a writer, but you don’t know where to start? This course is for aspiring writers or writer-directors who have lots of ideas and are looking to make a film. 

You have the opportunity to see how writing for the screen is different from novel or play and learn the skill for getting past writer’s block.

You are taught about film narrative, character-driven storytelling, action and dialogue. Attention is given to screenplay formatting and presentation skills. (Pitching).

You will learn to write and rewrite a short film script with script-editing input and guidance from professional film and TV screenwriters, script editors and producers. 

The course culminates in performed readings of the short film scripts by professional actors in Empire Film Academy.

3 Month Certificate Program

Programme Structure

Minimum Entry Requirement

SSCE, NECO, GCE O; LEVEL, Practitioner

Registration / Application Fee

N5,000 (Limited for a session)

Tuition Fee

N120,000 (For Session/Student)

Academic Schedule

Monday – Friday | 8.45am – 4.00pm

Accommodation Fee

N30,000

6 Month Advanced Diploma

Programme Structure

Minimum Entry Requirement

SSCE, NECO, GCE O; LEVEL, Practitioner

Registration / Application Fee

N5,000 (Limited for a session)

Tuition Fee

N200,000 (For Session/Student)

Academic Schedule

Monday – Friday | 8.45am – 4.00pm

Accommodation Fee

N70,000