Catalog / Accredited Certificate

Creative Writing

Certificate Details

  Key Topics

Courses cover creative writing in the entertainment and media industries, scriptwriting, multimedia storytelling, and new media tools.


Accredited Certificate + Project LaunchBox™


Apr 3 (7 months, 100% online)

Accredited Certificates are offered via Full Sail University.

Get started on the fundamentals of creative writing and script creation for the professional arena. This certificate program focuses on character creation, story development, and other foundations of the narrative process. You’ll learn industry-specific formatting, get familiar with new media tools, and strengthen your marketable skills using a variety of communication platforms.

Who This Is For

Students looking to develop their creative writing skills and learn the techniques used by writers in the entertainment and media industries to build their portfolio.

What You'll Learn

  • The basics of evocative, visual storytelling to create a four-dimensional world, including how to communicate moods, emotions, sounds, and scenery.
  • Scriptwriting techniques using entertainment industry workflow, formatting, software, and structure.
  • Methods for using multimedia and interactive tools in storytelling such as images, text, streaming video, and audio.

What You'll Earn

Project LaunchBox™

Project LaunchBox™ is a Full Sail program that provides students with powerful technology to help create projects. All of your files, multimedia creations, and coursework are at your fingertips 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

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Included Components

  • Apple MacBook Pro
  • 3-yr Applecare Extended Warranty
  • Adobe Creative Cloud (Download)
  • Microsoft Office 365
  • Apple USB-C to USB Adapter
  • Final Draft (Download)
Laptop computer

Course Schedule

Monthly Breakdown

Our Instructors

All courses at Full Sail DC3 are taught by expert, responsive educators who have years of experience in their subject. They bring a deep knowledge of industry best practices and workflows and share it with you, to support your education and help move you along your learning path.

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About Full Sail DC3

Full Sail DC3 is a dynamic, short-form education platform that offers online courses and accredited certifications. With the values and benefits of Full Sail University, DC3 is backed by over 40 years of experience in entertainment media and emerging technology, as well as more than a decade of experience delivering compelling online education.

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