FREE Film Workshops

Please check our Calendar Page for upcoming workshops and other events.

Next Online Workshop:

To Be Announced

All online workshop start times are posted in New York time. You can lookup the time against your local time here.

Florida Film Works:

Florida Film Works is our branded theme for a jointly-sponsored series of events to benefit emerging talent, crew, filmmakers and others in the film arts.

October 16, 2022 at the Enzian Theater.
Hello Central Florida! We’ve partnered with the Enzian Theater to bring you live workshops in a movie theater setting! The Enzian is home of the Florida Film FestivalĀ®, an Academy Awards Qualifying Festival, located in Maitland, Florida.

Details to follow.


Regularly Scheduled In-person Scriptwriting Workshops

Please check our Calendar Page for upcoming workshops. Please register below.

As with most of our workshops, these are FREE and open to the general public.

Sessions are held in an historic schoolhouse building in Orlando on the fourth Thursday of each month.
The building, which used to be a school, is run by Orange County; whom we are grateful to for donating the space. Located at 99 E Marks Street, Orlando, FL 32803, the building currently houses the Marks Street Senior Citizen Center.

Orlando, Florida – Free Live Scriptwriting Workshops are held on the fourth Thursday of each month.

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Thanks go to Orange County Florida for Providing the Classroom Space for this Workshop Series

Have knowledge to share with fellow filmmakers?

Consider hosting a virtual workshop to and share your expertise with our arts community.


If you or someone you know would like to share their experience with other filmmakers and artists, please reach out to us.
For Article Submissions, please visit the Submission Page.

Thank you for caring and sharing!

About The Film Workshop Series

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As part of our mission to help educate and inform filmmakers, we periodically offer offline and online workshops, courses and tips so our community members may continue to practice and improve their crafts.

Providing a platform to exchange knowledge and gain experience is a major part of our mission goal.

Be sure to visit our Calendar to view other posted events.

The Organization of Independent Filmmakers does not endorse any company, product or service mentioned on this site or mentioned by any of its users or contributing authors. The content and any opinions expressed via this site solely belong to the Contributing Authors or Hosts conveying the same and are not necessarily those of this Organization.

SCRIPTWRITING WORKSHOP REGISTRATION FORM

The next Screenwriting Workshop will be held on October 27th, 2022

The scriptwriting workshop for September is cancelled as we synch our new contract with Orange County with their Fiscal Year, which begins in October. Thank you for your understanding. We look forward to seeing you on October 27th.

How It Works:

  • Register for the next workshop using the form above.
  • Have a pdf copy of your script pages ready (10 pages max).
  • A link to upload your pages to an online drive will be provided by email within 24 hours prior to start.
  • Everyone at the workshop will be able to read your script on their devices.
  • Script actions and headings are read by a narrator, character lines are read by an attendee as your script “comes to life”.
  • At the end of each script session, feedback and ideas for the writer are exchanged by the attendees.
  • Once the workshop is over, the link and the script pages will be removed.

This is a great way to gain helpful notes and feedback on your script so you can make those final “tweaks”.


ARCHIVED WORKSHOPS

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Actors and Directors Workshop

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Cinematic Lighting Workshop

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