Classical Screenplay Composition (Athens)

A screenwriting course offering lessons and workshops in professiona screenplay construction. Learn, Classical Screenplay Composition at Media Courses.

Classical Screenplay Intensive



Thurs - Sat 3 Days

Course Date

Thursday 21st - 23rd September 2017


10.00am - 17.00pm

Group Size

Maximum 5 Students per course

Disabled Access

Yes we have disabled access into the building.
You can choose a single or group booking and you will be taken to the payment page to complete your purchase.

Get Into The Mindset of a Hollywood Screenwriter

Classical Screenwriting at Media Courses (Athens) teaches the use of Story Structure, Characterisation, Sub Text, Scene Progression, Imagery, Spectacle, Drama & Comedy in a Classical Hollywood Methodology. Get inspired by the magic of modern filming techniques by understanding and using the latest methods, equipment and styles.

  • Evolving the Basic Story
  • The Grammar of Film
  • Characterisation 
  • Structuring the Story
  • Locations & Lighting
  • Sub Text, Scene Progression
  • Imagery, Spectacle
  • Drama & Comedy
  • Storyboarding
  • Script Presentation
  • Showcasing Facilities & Agents 

Why Study With Media Courses?

Practical learning taught by Broadcast TV & Independent Movie Professionals

Central Athens Location. One minute walk from St. Panormou Metro Station. 20 minutes directly from Athens International Airport

Practical advice and professional feedback experience

Short courses for all ages and backgrounds from 18 years of age and upwards

Meet Your Tutor

Adrian Thurston
Adrian ThurstonWriter Director
Adrian Thurston is probably better known in West London for founding several Pub theatres including The Chair Theatre & The Alma Cafe Theatre, as well as being involved in the founding of many others including the Barons Court Theatre, The Gate Theatre and the Finborough Theatres. Adrian was the was the last Director of the drama school, Studio 68 of Theatre Arts (London), famous for producing many well known actors such Sir Sean Connery, Helena Bonham-Carter, Simon McCorkindale and many others. He has written over 25 film and television scripts, of which the best known is Detor, later to emerge as, “In Defence of the Realm” for Producer David Puttnam. Adrian has written product for all media including radio, theatre, TV and 6 movie screenplays of which the most exciting is probably George Washington (A Votary of Love). Has written historical drama, suspense thriller, crime thriller, film noir and science fiction. Was Assistant Director on several internationally known feature films including, The Company of Wolves, Nineteen Eighty Four and the original Highlander I movie. Has directed the award winning information video “One Day” (for its contribution to the International Year of the Disabled Child Exhibition) and a series of 7 NACAB videos still used by the BBC for training personnel officers. Worked for Eureka Film Location Management Services from 1980-1984, for Debra Bolling Productions in New York City between 1989-90 and directed some early MTV music videos for Yo-MTV Raps. Adrian has worked with Sync Films between 1999-2012 directing and producing drama, fashion videos, music videos and infomercials during that time whilst also working as a tutor at the London Academy of Media Film & TV, the latter time spent as a Board Director. Currently Adrian works as an Expert Guest TV Presenter for Press TV and is the author of the latest translation of Aristotle ON POETICS (2nd Edition), currently being distributed worldwide in hard-back.

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