Screenwriting Workshops

Learn How to Write a Script at NYFA

In NYFA’s screenwriting workshops, aspiring screenwriters bring their story ideas to fruition. During these project-based programs, students may develop, write, and revise their concept into a compelling script, following the same process as professional screenwriters.

Through coursework and daily practice, students can build confidence in their writing, learning how to follow classic screenplay structure while applying strong character arcs, theme, conflict, flashbacks, subtext, style, and tone to their work. The amount of projects completed relies on the length of the program.

NYFA offers a range of in-person and online programs. Students may choose from full-time and part-time evening workshops. During the workshops, students able to obtain a discounted download code of Final Draft software from the Bursar.

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Online Screenwriting Workshops

School Alumni

Kangana Ranaut  

Kangana Ranaut

Actor | Filmmaker | Screenwriter

Banky Wellington AKA Banky W  

Banky Wellington AKA Banky W


New York Film Academy graduate Meshal Al Jaser  

Meshal Al Jaser

Writer | Actor | Director


Please note: Equipment, curriculum, and projects are subject to change and may vary depending on location. Students should consult the most recently published campus catalog for the most up-to-date curriculum.