at The Film Center, 305 Harrison St, Seattle, 98109 United States

"TheFilmSchool is truly a life changing experience."

The Film Center, 305 Harrison St
Seattle , WA 98109
United States
Contact Phone
P: (206) 709-2555


TheFilmSchool attracts students from all over the world with its exceptional experience, Seattle’s thriving creative culture, and booming indie film community. We are elevating the art of storytelling by training a new generation of screenwriters and filmmakers, and many of our graduates have gone on to success–starting film companies, making movies, winning awards and have signed with industry agents. Our intensive courses cultivate individual voices and original stories while teaching excellence in dramatic writing. There is no other school like it in the world. Instructors include: Tom Skerritt (TOP GUN, PICKET FENCES, A RIVER RUNS THROUGH IT) Stewart Stern (Writer: REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE) John Jacobsen (Writer/Director/Producer, Host: The Artist Toolbox) Rick Stevenson (Writer/Producer: EXPIRATION DATE, Host: Official Best of Fest) Warren Etheredge (Writer/Interviewer: The Warren Report, The High Bar) Special Guests have included: Sydney Pollack, Robin Swicord, Rod Lurie, Paul Feig, and more.

Opening time

  • Mondays: 09:00- 17:00
  • Tuesdays: 09:00- 17:00
  • Wednesdays: 09:00- 17:00
  • Thursdays: 09:00- 17:00
  • Fridays: 09:00- 17:00

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It's a great day for astronomy as the Philae probe landed on a comet for the first time! Scientific breakthroughs are happening all the time and in the film industry these topics are great to base our stories upon; most recently the film Interstellar. With scientific knowledge rapidly increasing, are the ideas and science behind Interstellar closer to discovery than we think?

Published on 2014-11-12 20:48:02 GMT

NORTHWEST VOICES PROJECT YOUTH FEMALE WRITER/FILMMAKERS Win a Scholarship to our Digital Media Innovation Lab! The Digital Media Innovation Lab is currently accepting submissions for its 3rd project! Early Decision Deadline: January 30th Regular Deadline: February 15th We are currently seeking a "Kindness" themed story from a young female writer/filmmaker under the age of 22. Please submit a script of no more than 10 pages, include a short paragraph that describes your passion for film and a selfie to The best script will receive a full scholarship into our Script Writing Development Lab - where industry professional instructors will help you craft your story into a production ready script. Your script will then be considered for admission into the Production Lab where polished scripts are shot, edited and scored. Good Luck!

Published on 2015-01-14 23:48:21 GMT

Thanks everyone for coming out to December's First Tuesday Event. Ted Leonhardt did a great job in teaching us how to negotiate with confidence!

Published on 2014-12-03 22:11:19 GMT

The Film School is gearing up for another great First Tuesday event on December 2nd at 6:30 at Roy St. Coffee and Tea. Come learn the much needed skill of negotiating with confidence by Jay Leonhardt!

Published on 2014-11-26 22:35:09 GMT

Know what you need to make your dream film but not how to ask for it? Come to our next First Tuesday to learn the art of negotiation!

Published on 2014-11-18 22:01:33 GMT

FIRST TUESDAY UPDATE: A new panel member, T.J. Walker, has been added. He is the creator of successful zombie web series, Phoenix Run. Come check him out along with our other speakers this September.

Published on 2014-08-29 18:51:55 GMT

Web series are quickly becoming the way of the future for filmmakers. In recent years, people are watching more and more online, but how can it make you money? Join us next tuesday to get an inside scoop from successful web series creators and producers in our First Tuesday: Making Money With Web Series! - Moderated by Jeff Barber.

Published on 2014-08-28 19:30:21 GMT

Over here at the school preparations are underway for next week's First Tuesday panel. Hope to see you there!

Published on 2014-08-26 18:37:32 GMT

August First Tuesday is in 4 Days! Come listen to our panel of successful & seasoned producers share their wisdom at Roy Street Coffee & Tea at 6:30! #FirstTuesday

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