UCLA Extension


If you’re interested in screenwriting, the UCLA Extension Writers’ Program offers almost 200 annual courses in feature film and television writing. Whether you’re a newcomer to writing or have written one or more drafts and want to catapult your career to the next level, there’s a writing course for you. Courses may be selected to suit your individual needs, with daytime, evening, weekend, and online options. Choose from more than 90 instructors, most of whom are Writers Guild of America (WGA) members and produced writers, with numerous credits to their names.

Certificate Programs:

For those who prefer a structured course of study, the Writers’ Program offers three certificate programs:

The Feature Film and Television Writing certificates may be completed fully online.

The Writers’ Program also offers:

  • Screenwriting competitions
  • One-on-one mentorships and consultations
  • Scholarships
  • Master Classes in Feature Film and Television
  • 4-day intensive Writers Studio


For more information, contact the Writers’ Program office:

Phone: (310) 825-9415

Email: writers@uclaextension.edu

Web: writers.uclaextension.edu