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Met Film School: Screenwriting (Berlin)

Institution Met Film School View institution profile
Department MetFilm School Berlin View department profile
Telephone +49 (0) 30 767 333 170
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The MA Screenwriting programme is designed to enable you to develop the skills and understanding needed to work as a writer in today’s screen industries. You will gain advanced insight into the work of a screenwriter – deep understanding of screen storytelling and professional scripts, working across a variety of screen platforms and industry contexts, writing short form and feature length scripts, the writer’s role as initiator and enabler, professional working practices and employment strategies.

Specific topics range from storytelling and formatting scripts to pitching ideas and projects, from working alone, in partnership or in writers’ rooms to selling ideas to producers and editing scripts in collaboration with other creatives.

  • Practical: Pitch your script to a panel of industry experts, see your script performed by actors, and receive script development support from leading UK film and television production companies.

  • Comprehensive: Learn about writing for different platforms, including film, television, web, radio, games and commercials.

  • Industry-facing: Learn from leading industry tutors and guest speakers with extensive professional experience as writers, directors, showrunners, and script developers in the screen industries.

  • Real-life Experience: Write for an external client, and receive real-life screenwriting experience to improve your communication, teamworking, and pitching skills.

  • Portfolio: Graduate with a portfolio of content, normally including short film script, treatments for genre feature films, a pilot screenplay, online video scripts, industry-standard script reports, synopses, outlines, project pitches, and a final project feature-length script.


School Berlin

MetFilm School Berlin is based in a working film studio Atelier Gardens (formerly BUFA Studios), one of the oldest film studios in Europe. Berlin, home to 3.7 million people is a lively an exciting city. One of the most inexpensive capital cities in Europe, Berlin is now booming in more ways than one. With every fifth resident being international, it’s a city of great diversity and culture.  

Our mission is to inspire a new generation of creative professionals. We bring the education and screen industries together in a creative environment, driven by great teaching and practical, hands-on …

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