New in the E-script Film & Theatre Store: Christopher Nolan’s “Inception” in Screenplays and Nick Payne’s “Constellations” in Stage Plays

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An online screenwriting, TV writing & playwriting workshop

Since 1996, E-script has brought screenwriters, TV writers, and playwrights from around the world together with top film, TV, and theatre professionals in unique online courses and workshops.

Whatever your level of scriptwriting experience, we’re ready to work with you.

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Online Screenwriting & TV writing Courses & Workshops

Our online courses and workshops in screenwriting and TV writing are offered in five and 10-week terms, and you choose your own start date. Or, for ultimate flexibility, try our self-directed courses!

Or, if you simply want one-time feedback, check out our script consulting service.

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Online Playwriting Courses, Workshops & Consultations

Learn the basics of playwriting in a course, and then get started on your script. Or write your first draft, or your fifth, in a workshop, with ongoing professional feedback.

Courses and workshops are offered in five- or 10-week terms, and you choose the start date. Or try our new self-directed course!

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Online scriptwriting: Creativity Takes Courage


E-script’s faculty are all working writers with significant production credits. Our instructors know what they’re talking about, because they’ve learned by doing. They’re also experienced teachers and story editors who’ve worked with writers of all kinds, from beginners to fellow pros.

Get to know them now!

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Film & Theatre Scripts, Books & Multimedia Store

Film & Theatre Store: Scripts, Books & Multimedia

Our bookstore isn’t just about books anymore. You’ll still find the latest screenplays, TV scripts, stage plays, and more. But now you can also buy DVDs and CDs, not to mention mp3s and instant video ready for download or streaming right now.

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Scriptwriting News 24/7

and other free resources await you in our “Good Stuff” section. Along with our newsfeeds, you’ll find helpful advice from E-script faculty, past and present, and our Q&A archives, in which film, TV, and theatre professionals answer questions on craft, the business of writing, marketing, and more.

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