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Storytelling & Script Writing for Video Production

SS Course: 3000487

Course Overview


You will learn the entire video production workflow. You will gain real world experience throughout this workflow from start to finish. Starting with storytelling techniques on creating and crafting your story, designing your storyboard to provide a visual roadmap for your production, and ending with script writing. This course is designed to provide you with the foundational knowledge needed in thinking through and organizing your video productions.


Scheduled Classes

01/30/23 - CTB - TB Virtual Instructor-Led - TB Virtual Instructor-Led (click to enroll)
04/26/23 - CTB - TB Virtual Instructor-Led - TB Virtual Instructor-Led (click to enroll)
06/26/23 - CTB - TB Virtual Instructor-Led - TB Virtual Instructor-Led (click to enroll)
08/28/23 - CTB - TB Virtual Instructor-Led - TB Virtual Instructor-Led (click to enroll)
11/20/23 - CTB - TB Virtual Instructor-Led - TB Virtual Instructor-Led (click to enroll)

What You'll Learn



Viewing outline for:
  • Overview of Video Production Workflow
    Understanding the Stages of Production
    Using the Rapid Media Technique (RMT) for Video Production
    Entertainment (Video)
    Why Write a Script?
    Message Layers in Video Production
  • Storytelling 
    Choosing an Idea
    Drama and Conflict
    Casting Characters
    Creating Empathy
    Storytelling, what is it?
    Storytelling as a Communications Tool
    Crafting and Telling the Story
    Media Communication Basics
    Video Psychology & Information Processing
    Implications for Video Writers
    Lessons from Myths and Movies
    Stories as Script Content
  • Storyboarding 
    Types of Storyboards
    A Visual Roadmap for the Story
    Script Breakdown & Storyboards
    RMT & Storyboarding before Scripting
    Rendering: Little Drawings, Big Ideas
    Tools for Storyboarding: The Humble Pencil & The Simple Sharpie
    Numbering and Inserting Shots
    Composition: Screen Direction and Visual Logic
    What the Camera Sees: Deep and Wide
    Framing Heights and Angles
  • Script Writing 
    The Script: Writing for Picture
    Spoken word in video
    Writing for Picture
    Principles of Writing video scripts
    Writing Aurally
    Write Conversationally
    Script Layout
    Picture-word relationship
    Sentence construction
    Words & Word Types
    Verbs, Nouns & Adverbs



Students must have a good working knowledge of computers, operating systems, using a mouse, keyboard, standard menus, and commands. Students must be able to open, save, and close applications and files, as well as navigate to other folders.

    Who Should Attend


    This course is useful for Video Professionals using applications such as Adobe Premiere Pro, After Effects, Final Cut Pro X, Avid, and for eLearning Professionals using applications such as Adobe Captivate, Articulate Storyline, and Camtasia.

    Communication Professionals

    Content Creators

    eLearning Developers

    Video Professionals

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