Writing for Film & TV

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The writing program is designed to replicate the process and environment of the film and television industry. Our faculty of renowned writers, with credits such as Mr. D, Frontier, Inspector Gadget and Sneaky Pete, add insight and credibility to the industry-like environment. Online classes are styled after industry writing rooms with collaborative story sessions.

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Toronto Film School

Program Categories

Art and Design

Program Duration

24 Months

Program Intakes

January, April, July, October

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Study online without putting your life on-hold. The program is designed for ?asynchronous delivery?, which means that you can learn at your own pace, at any time of the day. Through online learning tools and course software, you?ll interact with instructors and peers whenever and wherever best fits your lifestyle. Plus, after the first term, students get to enjoy the flexibility of taking only one, two or three courses per term for the rest of the program.

Our online program is designed by learning experts for the highest levels of interactivity and engagement between instructors and students. You?ll regularly discuss your work online, while developing invaluable professional communication skills for interacting with clients and co-workers.

Convenience and Accessibility
All online coursework can be completed remotely. You don?t need to live in Toronto or commute to class. No matter where you are, your interactive learning experience will be seamless.

Real World Education
You?ll learn through practical, industry-oriented projects and build a comprehensive professional portfolio. The online classroom acts as an industry-style writing room where students review and critique each other?s work, from pitches to beat sheets, outlines and drafts. You?ll experience the writer?s role through the entire filmmaking process!

Industry Professionals
You?ll be mentored by working film and TV writers as well as story editors on the pulse of the industry. Instructors bring real world industry practices into the online classroom and also share invaluable industry connections and insider networking opportunities.

Accelerated Learning
Through immersive coursework and hands-on experience, you?ll develop the technical, creative and business expertise to launch your writing career in just 24 months.

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