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Beginners Scriptwriting

Fri 28 Jan 2022



Commercial: £70* Individual: £60


10am - 5pm

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Beginners Scriptwriting


  • Fri 28 Jan: 10am – 5pm

This intensive one day course is designed for those new to scriptwriting looking to push their work to a professional level.

Run by locally based script editor Lucy V Hay, this session will draw on the importance of scriptwriting as the starting point for most dramatic films. You will be introduced to the basic elements and key concepts to be expected from a professional screenplay. Looking at common vocabulary used when developing screenplays, script analysis and usual exercises based on your own story ideas. 

Any writers who already have treatments or script written would be encouraged to bring these along to the session.

We offer a range of film production courses covering scriptwriting, cinematography, sound, editing and visual effects, please do take a look at the full programme of courses available. 

Places are limited and pre-booking is required. To learn about the Covid-19 safety measures we have put in place please read the following information about your visit to Exeter Phoenix >>

Workshop attendees get 10% off all food and hot drinks at the Café Bar.


Lucy V. Hay is a script editor, author and blogger who helps writers. Her site at has appeared on The Write Life’s ‘Top 100 Sites for Writers’ four years in a row. Lucy is the script editor and advisor on numerous UK features and shorts.

She has also been a script reader for over 15 years, providing coverage for indie production companies, investors, screen agencies, producers, directors and individual writers. Lucy’s debut crime novel, The Other Twin is being adapted by Agatha Raisin producers Free@LastTV.


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