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Screen Experience Courses

All of Screen Experience’s courses are taught by industry professionals with proven teaching records.

Level 100 Courses

Our 100 level courses are open to anyone who wishes to enroll—and they’re great for beginners all the way up to seasoned pros alike. Our Level 100 courses have no prerequisite requirement.

Level 200 Courses

Our 200 Level courses move beyond the basics, teaching higher level skills and craft as well as diving deeper into the industry as a whole. Please check your course’s “Requirements” tab for any prerequisites.

  • Instructor: James Janowsky

    In this seven-week course, writer and educator James Janowsky teaches you how to effectively strategize, prepare and ultimately write a professional and engaging feature length screenplay. More Details...

    7 Week Online Course

    Starts August 12, 2019

  • Instructor: Phillip Sevy

    Advanced Figure Drawing is an exciting course of study in adapting the dynamic human figure to comic book art! More Details...

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    5 Week Online Course

    Started November 14, 2013

  • Instructor: Phillip Sevy

    In a comprehensive seven weeks of instruction and interaction with professional artist Phillip Sevy, this course covers the fundamentals of the inking stage and polished pencil rendering for comics. This course concludes with a final assignment and personal critique from the instructor. More Details...

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    7 Week Online Course

    Started April 2, 2015

  • Instructor: Owen Welsh

    Developed by Andy Schmidt and Owen Welsh (Sims 2, Sims 3, MySims 2, MySims 3, Hellgate London, and many more), this seven-week, intensive class for storyboarding teaches you all the necessary tools and tricks to interpret words into powerful pictures. More Details...

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    6 Week Online Course

    Starts April 11, 2019

Level 300 Courses

Our 300 Level courses are our “Go Pro!” line up—designed for those who are determined to reach a professional level of work and understanding of the industry and freelance business. Please check your course’s “Requirements” tab for any prerequisites.

  • Instructor: Phillip Sevy

    Developed by Andy Schmidt and artist Phillip Sevy (Tomb Raider, Magdalena, The House) and many more), this eight-week intensive class for artists takes each student through a virtual studio development program, addresses their goals, and provides student-specific direction for their prospective career. More Details...

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    8 Week Online Course

    Started October 25, 2017