Registration for the free program closes Jan. 30.

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


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