ScreenWriting Course for Beginners

10 weeks course with 30 sessions of 1 hour each

(Write your debut film Script & Shoot Scenes)

This program has been designed for the beginners in screen writing. It’s mainly for those who wish to learn the art of writing stories and screen plays for short films, feature films & television series. The course covers the whole process of professionally developing an engaging story & screenplay from scratch. It consists of several practical sessions on developing concepts, characters outlines, plot points etc. Student learn to write scripts on a professional script writing software in a standard international format. Students finish their first debut short film script during the course, which is showcased on the website of Creative Bites for visitors, directors & production houses.








ScreenWriting Short Course

Upcoming Session​​​

Starting 25th Jan 2020 (Saturdays)

Duration: 10 Weeks 

Level: Beginners

Certificate:  Fundamentals of ScreenWriting

Location : Dubai

Venue: Dubai Media City

Standard Fees: AED 2,950 (Until 31st Dec 2019)

Late fee: AED 3,250

'Installment scheme' available

(Our seats gets fully booked several weeks in advance so ensure to enroll at your earliest.)

Course Summary


  • Extensive coverage of all basics & advanced concepts of Screenwriting

  • Practical sessions on developing ideas, characters, plot points, story backdrop etc.

  • Learn the professional process of developing a concept into a shooting script

  • Learn the standard international format & norms of screen writing

  • Learn to operate the professional script writing software

  • Learn to break your story into scene by scene screenplay with production notes

  • Understand the key mistakes & logical errors made by the writers

  • Shoot sample scenes with actors, directors & crew member 

  • Learn the basics of cinematography, type of shots, camera angle etc.  

  • Learn to approach directors & production houses with your final script 

  • Chance to get your short film script produced by Creative Bites

  • Get your script showcased on Creative Bites website for directors & visitors



Put Your Career as a Writer on a Speedy Path !

Key Features & Takeaways

  • Learn to use index cards and scratch pad for writing screenplay

  • Learn to develop plot points & hooks for your scripts to be more enticing

  • Learn the art of active imagination to unleash your creativity

  • Learn & develop the discipline of scriptwriting as a professional writer

  • Opportunity to network with other writers & film makers

  • Learn to copyright your ideas & screenplays

  • Learn the art of verbally narrating your script in the story sittings

  • Learn the art of collaboration to start the successful production of your movie

  • Walk away with a screenplay of a movie written during the course  

  • Get listed on our website as a writer & share your work with visitors & production houses

  • Write scenes on the professional script writing software in internationally acceptable format

  • Extensive practical sessions on developing concepts, characters & original ideas



Open doors as a writer to opportunities in television, films & other media platform!

​​Other Details


  • Maximum 12 students per batch

  • For candidates above 12 years of age

  • Sessions are conducted on Every Saturdays

  • Sample scenes are shot in UAE only

  • Open to all nationalities

  • For the beginners in Screen Writing

  • Sessions are conducted in basic English 

  • Conducted by: Tanveer Ahmed

 Start Your Career as a Writer!


ScreenWriting Course for Beginners

(30 Session of 1 hours each + Scene Shoot)

  • Concept, Story & Screen play 

    • Learn to develop concepts & original ideas

    • Develop the 3 act structure of your key concept

    • Learn to convert your idea into a story format

    • Learn to write a full screenplay & shooting script

    • Practical sessions​

  • Character Development

    • Develop unique characters

    • Learn to write characters back story & key outline

    • Make your characters more enticing with unique traits

    • Develop a character arc for each character

    • Creating a 3 dimensional character

    • Align the character super objectives with the screenplay

    • Practical Sessions

  • Advanced screenplay writing techniques​​

    • Give directing & shooting tips in the screenplay

    • Analyze your script for logical errors

    • Place hooks & plot points in the screenplay

    • Provide production notes in the screenplay

    • Develop a multi layered story & screenplay 

    • Learn to write scene by scene breakup of the screenplay

  • Basics of Film making 

    • Learn & understand the overall film making process

    • Learn basics of cinematography

    • Learn type of shots

    • Learn type of angles

    • Learn key camera movement

    • Learn the art of story boarding

    • Understand a shooting sketch

    • Practical Sessions

  • ScreenWriting Software & International standards

    • Learn internationally acceptable format of screen writing

    • Learn professional script writing software

    • Learn to write with index cards

    • Learnt to write with scratch pad

    • Making list of props, Wardrobe etc.

    • Give key notes on background score & special effects

    • Practical Sessions​

  • Imagination & Writer's block

    • Learn to overcome the writer’s block

    • Understand the day to day discipline of a professional writer

    • Use the active imagination to tap into your creativity

    • Practical sessions


  • How to copyright & distribute your work 

    • Learn to copyright your script

    • Learn to verbally narrate the story in story sittings

    • Learn to approach production house

    • Learn the art of collaboration to shoot your first short film

    • Practical sessions

Note: The sessions are conducted on Fridays or Saturdays based on schedule and suitability.

Note: All the standard policies & disclaimers, term & conditions applies as stated on the website

Creative Bites offers the Best Drama, Acting & Film making School experience in UAE, with Acting & Film making courses for Beginners. We specialize in offering key film making and  Screen Acting Lessons, Workshops and Courses, which have been carefully crafted for adults, starting their career in film making, acting & media field. These programs are conducted by experienced coaches. Learning Film making, and Screen Acting with full shooting setup of Light, Sound and Camera Equipment, adds a great value to your understanding of Film making & Acting.

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