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Scriptwriting North (previously known as Primarycreations) delivers affordable scriptwriting courses and workshops that are open to all, regardless of previous experience.

Since 2007 we have worked with 100′s of new writers and are dedicated to supporting emerging scriptwriters.

Whether you’re looking to write for the big screen and develop a portfolio of work or if you’re simply looking to challenge yourself then our sessions are designed to suit everyone’s needs.

We love scripts and bringing writers together. Writing can be a lonely task. Scriptwriting North’s sessions are informal and fun whilst supporting you to get the most out of your writing.

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Scriptwriting north training courses

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One day introduction to Scriptwriting for screen

Our Intensive One Day Introduction to Scriptwriting for Screen is designed for new writers wanting to get started with writing for the big or small screen. The day is jam packed and covers How to Structure your script Developing strong Characters Dialogue that comes off the page Formatting a professional script Writing Exercises and developing your own ideas.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 1 day
  • Study mode: Short full time
Writing Treatments - Getting to the Core of Your Story

When sending out your script people often ask for treatment but what is a treatment? And how to you get to the point without being too vague? Writing a 1 page treatment can be tricky. Do you struggle to summarise your story? Are you able to convey it succinctly but do you feel like you're missing too much out? Are you left screaming - I can't do it in a page? This workshop will Help you get to the heart of your story Write loglines that pull the reader in Give you a framework to thread your story around.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 3 hours
  • Study mode: Weekend
Creating and Crafting Characters

Crafting and Challenging Your Characters When we first come up with an idea for a script you might start with a character or a concept. This workshop will look to help you move past 2 dimensional character that not only live and breath in the world you've created but characters that help drive your narrative and help you explore the dramatic possibilities.

  • Study level: Beginner
  • Duration of training: 3 hours
  • Study mode: Weekend