Film Commission, CCAD, Columbus Library Offer Teen Movie Workshop

Staff Writer
Columbus Parent
Winning scripts from the 2019 teen screenwriting contest were used to create movies in the CCAD Film & Video Camp.

Teens who want to learn about filmmaking can take advantage of an upcoming screenwriting program from Film Columbus, the Columbus College of Art & Design and the Columbus Metropolitan Library.

The 2020 Film Columbus Teen Screenwriting Competition is a free, two-part workshop for ages 14-18. The program will be held at CCAD on Feb. 1 and 15, and at CML’s Main Library on Feb. 7 and 21. Participants will learn screenwriting basics in the first session, and then write a script that will be reviewed by peers and instructors at the second meeting. Industry professionals will judge the scripts, and two winners will be invited to attend the three-week CCAD Film & Video Camp this summer, where their scripts will be used to create three- to five-minute movies. Those films will later be screened at the Film Festival of Columbus.

Registration ends Jan. 30. Learn more at ccad.edu/teen-screenwriting-competition.

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