Beyond Film & TV: writing comedy sketches, video game scripts, digital media and more | Vancouver Film School

Beyond Film & Television

Writers familiar with producing content for an array of visual media will have an extra edge when it comes to looking for work in a competitive market. In Writing for Film & Television, you will gain a wide array of skills and knowledge to strengthen and broaden your portfolio, from writing comedy sketches and video game scripts to learning how to take advantage of opportunities in digital media to bring your stories to the world in a new way.

Documentary
New Media
Writing for Games
Writing for Comic Books
Writing for Commercials
Acting for Writers
Entertainment Journalism

Production Highlight: Sketch Comedy

What is comedy? What makes writing a sketch different from a short, comedic film script? Just like in the writer's room on a show like Saturday Night Live, you'll pitch, write, and rewrite short sketches that will then be cast, rehearsed, and performed in front of a live public audience.

Sketch Comedy Documentary

Make sure to check out more What You Will Learn highlights in Writing for Film & Television:

Story

Form the heart of your storytelling skills through lessons in story structure, character, dialogue, and style. more

Writing for Film

Workshop your screenplays, study produced successes, and discover the impact of effective rewriting. more

Writing for Television

Create original series and sample episodes – or "spec scripts" – for existing series to showcase your talent. more

The Business

Learn to navigate the film and television industry with proven strategies for launching your career. more