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New York Film Academy Online Screenwriting

15-Week Online Writing For Comic Books Workshop

15-Week Online Writing For Comic Books Workshop Overview


Learn How to Write a Comic Book

Since the earliest cave-drawings, people have told stories through sequential art. Comic books are the latest incarnation of this art form — and are hugely popular in Japan (as manga), in Korea (as manhwa), in Europe, and in the Americas. Now more than ever, comic books and comic book writing hold a significant place in entertainment, film, and culture.

In this 15-week class, online students learn the basics of comic book writing, both in plotting and writing a comic book script. Beyond learning how to write a comic book, students in our 15-Week Writing for Comic Books course will explore topics including the different types of script formats, proposals for submission to editors, the different forms for the medium (from manga to comic books to graphic novels to webcomics), and proper use of dialogue and sound effects. Students complete this course with a proposal for a graphic novel, manga or comic book series, and the script for the first issue or chapter of that project.


To enroll and hold a place in an online screenwriting course, a student must submit a $500 deposit, which is non-refundable and will be applied towards the tuition. Full payment is due no later than 30 days prior to the start of the course.

If a student cancels enrollment in an online screenwriting course, the following applies:
  • The $500 deposit is not refundable under any circumstances unless New York Film Academy cancels the course. Program fees (minus the deposit) are refundable until 30 days prior to the start of the program. No refunds are available after 30 days prior to the start of the course.
  • In order to cancel, an enrolled student must contact our admissions office in writing. Failure to cancel prior to the 30-day deadline will result in a bill for the full program fee.
In the event that New York Film Academy cancels a program, all enrolled students will be notified immediately and given a full refund of program fees.

TUITION: $ 1,870 (USD)
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