Course Overview:

On this course, you’ll discover the underlying pillars of all great stories, and learn how to take what you have learned and apply it to the development of your own film or TV script.

You’ll immerse yourself in exemplary scripts from around the world, dissecting their structures, story flows, character development and the magic that made them resonate with audiences, as well as those that did not perform well, so that you leave this course understanding what works, what doesn’t, and why.

Who is this course for?:

If you are interested in becoming a scriptwriter, script editor, story researcher, or development assistant, or you just want to broaden your existing skills-set, then this is the course for you.

A minimum of an Ordinary National Diploma (OND) from a recognized tertiary educational establishment is required, but a degree from a reputable university is desirable.

Egbemawei Dimiyei Sammy

Egbemawei Dimiyei Sammy
Head of The Art of Screenwriting

Egbemawei D. Sammy is a Screenwriter and Development Executive known for his work on multiple award-winning and nominated films such as "The Encounter" (2015), "Three Thieves" (2019), "Las Gidi Vice" (2018), and "Listen" (2020), among others. His latest film, "The Weekend," was an official entry at the 2024 Tribeca Film Festival. An alumnus of Nottingham Trent University and a postgraduate of the University of Sussex, he is currently based in Lagos, Nigeria, where he teaches Screenwriting at the EbonyLife Creative Academy. He is an avid reader and anime enthusiast.