Intro to Screenwriting

What do all movies, sitcoms, and HBO dramas have in common? They were written by a screenwriter! Welcome to Intro to Screenwriting, where you’ll get to hone your craft and write a script for a television show of your choice. You’ll learn how to format for industry standards, get feedback on your writing, and connect with other people who share your passion for storytelling!


Training Outline:

  • Session One:
    – Screenwriting essentials
    – How to outline a story
  • Session Two:
    – Receive constructive feedback on your writing
    – How to write a compelling story
  • Session Three:
    – Share your completed television script
    – If you’re interested, learn about screenwriting opportunities and contests

What should you bring?
Please bring your own laptop.

Who is your Trainer? Hayley Nelson has a BFA in television writing and production from Chapman University. She is a member of Women in Animation. She wrote for Life’s Little Lies, a TikTok series produced by Hank Green’s production company, Complexly. Her project Meet the Pirates was a selected script at the Houston Comedy Film Festival in 2022. She taught Creative Writing at St. Paul’s Summer School. Most recently, she worked as an assistant at Brook Forest Entertainment, a comedy management company.



Additional information

Dates & Times
  • Wednesdays, October 18, 25, November 1, 2023
    • 6:00 – 8:00 pm each day



COS Visalia Campus
915 S. Mooney Blvd.
Visalia, Ca 93277
Room TBA


Hayley Nelson

Questions and Cancellation Policy

Please contact us at 559.688.3130 or [email protected] ​

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