Overview Course

Love writing but NEED SOME tips to write for the screen? Aspire to transform ideas to scripts that SELL in the China market?

This course equips you with the techniques on writing a screenplay for an over-the-top service (OTT) within three months. Helmed by SIX well-known China OTT screenwriters and a local award-winning scriptwriter, the industry experts will guide you into the writing of treatment, techniques for screenwriting, creating specific components of scriptwriting for OTT, and developing a full-length screenplay.

You will take part in a hands-on workshop where our trainers will coach you on screenwriting; and one-to-one clinic to fine-tune your treatment and script.

Learning Outcome

By the end of the course, participants will be able to:
  • Understand the trends and development of over-the-top services (OTT) in China
  • Understand the principles of scriptwriting and storytelling
  • Develop techniques of screenwriting
  • Develop and write treatment for screenplay
  • Create the specific component of scripting for OTT: structure, dramatic composition, characterization
  • Develop and write a screenplay for a full-length fiction for the China OTT market

Who should Attend?

  • Aspiring scriptwriters who want to lean about the trends in over-the-top service content in China, hone the skills in scriptwriting, and complete a script within three months

Eligibility Criteria

  • Course attendees are expected to knowledge and interests in the Chinese language are able to write scripts in Chinese
This course is endorsed under Talent Assistance (T-Assist).
To find out more about T-Assist Funding, please refer to Programme Support under T-Assist page


Information as accurate as of 29 August 2019