Media Education

How to Write a Screenplay

Storytelling takes many forms–in books, poems, video games, plays, and movies. We show you how to tell a story for a movie, and how to write a movie yourself! This course will teach you all the basics of storytelling in the movies, and the tools and techniques to write a story for the screen. This is a great workshop for new ways to teach literature and storytelling!

What to Expect in a Workshop

Each one-hour workshop is a combination of lectures and hands-on activities. It is recommended no more than one class  per reservation to get the full benefits of a workshop.

If you want your entire grade level to participate in a workshop or you have any questions about the workshops, dates, and times they are available, please contact the Education department at edu@utahfilmcenter.org.

For school districts not listed, in-person workshop requests may be possible to arrange depending on travel distance and if multiple workshops are booked for the day. 

Instructor(S)

William King

William is born and bred in Springville, UT. William graduated from Provo High and went to BYU studying history, and after graduating there, went to UVU to study filmmaking. William works locally in the film industry in a variety of roles, but primarily as a screenwriter and script doctor.

REQUEST A SESSION

For grades 4-12
The in-person option is available to the Salt Lake, Murray, Alpine, Provo, Jordan, Canyons, Nebo, South Summit, Wasatch, Park City, Granite, Juab, North Sanpete, Carbon, Tintic, Tooele, and Davis School Districts for Fall 2022.
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