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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.

  • Instructor: Patrick Rieger

    Your favorite cartoons and animated movies all started as words on a page. Learn how to translate your ideas for TV shows, movies, and short films into professional scripts! This six-week course covers everything you need to know to start writing your own screenplay. More Details...

    6 Week Online Course

    Starts September 20, 2018

  • Instructor: Phillip Sevy

    Jump into this in-depth study in drawing and constructing the human form and learn how to render phenomenal human images without the aid of photographic reference! More Details...

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    6 Week Online Course

    Started May 16, 2018

  • Instructor: Phillip Sevy

    In this five-week course, pro comic penciler Phillip Sevy (Tomb Raider, Magdalena, The House) teaches you all the necessary tools and tricks for learning perspective and creating environments through illustration. More Details...

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    5 Week Online Course

    Started March 28, 2018

  • Instructor: Owen Welsh

    In this six-week course, pro character designer Owen Welsh teaches you all the necessary tools and tricks to create model sheets for character designs. More Details...

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    6 Week Online Course

    Starts August 13, 2018

  • Instructor: Owen Welsh

    Developed by Andy Schmidt and Owen Welsh (Sims 2, Sims 3, MySims 2, MySims 3, Hellgate London), this six-week intensive class for character designers teaches you all the necessary fundamental elements for not only designing characters but how to lay them out on a model sheets. More Details...

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    6 Week Online Course

    Started June 4, 2018

  • Instructor: James Janowsky

    In this six-week course, screenwriter and educator James Janowsky teaches you all the necessary tools and tricks to strategize and write an effective screen story. More Details...

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    6 Week Online Course

    Started June 21, 2018

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: 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

  • 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...

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    7 Week Online Course

    Starts February 4, 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