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The work of TV screenwriters has always been relatively unknown.  Is the role of screenwriters limited to “meeting deadlines” and “on-site writing”? 

This course is designed for students interested in the world of TV screenwriting. This course will provide an in-depth understanding of the work of drama and variety show screenwriters, the industry's ecological model, the challenges and anecdotes that take place behind the scenes. Through this course, participants will gain insights into the intricacies of the profession, including the creative process, collaborative dynamics and the realities of the industry. Let’s explore the fascinating world of TV screenwriting and uncover the hidden aspects.  

Exploring the world of TV screenwriting

  • Course Information

    Course Code:EEXC_20FEB2024A

    Discipline: Film & Television

    Tutor: Edith Chong

    Teaching Medium: Cantonese

    Age Limit: 16 or above

  • Course Schedule

    Period: 20 February 2024 - 12 March 2024 (Tuesday)

    Day of week: Tuesday

    Time: 7:30pm - 9:30pm

    Location: HKAPA, Wan Chai

    Number of Sessions: 4

  • Course Fee

    Regular fee: HK$ 1,200

  • Price Options

    A discount may be offered to the following applicants. Please enter coupon code when checkout.

    Early Bird Discount (10%)

    ( until 15 Jan 2024)

    [coupon code: EB2024]


    Senior citizen card holders (10%)

    [coupon code: SENIORCITIZEN]


    Holders of registration card for people with disabilities (10%)

    [coupon code: REGDISABLED]


    Full-time students (16 years old or above) (20%)

    [coupon code: FULLTIMESTUDENT20]


    Card holders of Hong Kong Federation of Education Workers (10%)

    [coupon code: HKFEWMEM]


    The discount is only applicable to such card holders themselves. The card holders cannot enrol on behalf of other parties with the discount offers.


    EXCEL reserves the right to a final decision in case of any disputes.

  • Tutor's Profile

    Tutor: Edith Chong

    Graduated from the School of Film & Television of HKAPA in 2011, major in screenwriting. With 12-years experience in film and TV production, Edith worked in Asia TV, Hong Kong Television Network and VIU TV. Her recent screenwriting works includes “Dead Ringer” (Media Asia)and Margaret and David-EX (Viu TV).

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