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Crew Academy West | Final Draft

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Date the course commences:  15th June 2023

Duration: 6 hours

Cost: Free

Venue: Online

Tutor(s):  Dewi Griffiths

Course Profile:

This course will run over 1 day from 10:00am to 4:00pm

At the end of the training session, the participant will have acquired a good knowledge of how Final Draft works and will be able to write or edit an existing script.

 Film & TV Crew Academy West is managed by Atlantic Academy.

Course Content:

● How to enter a script from scratch

● How to use the various templates

● How to use the Revision Mode

● How and when to lock a script

● How to create script and production reports

● How to print out a script or generate PDF

● How to quickly amend an existing script and fix typos or layout error

Participant Profile:

This course is aimed at Screenwriters, Show Runners, Script Coordinators, Production Coordinators who need to quickly work on a script and understand how Final Draft works.

The course is limited to 8 participants

Application Procedure:

Please apply via thislink by 5 pm on Friday 2nd June 2023

For technical difficulties with the online system please email

Selection on courses/programmes will be based on quality of application and industry experience relevant to the course and participant profile.   We do not accept CVs so please make sure you outline all relevant experience in the application form. 

Film & TV Crew Academy South courses are open to all regardless of gender, race, religion, sexual orientation or disability.

Tutor Profile:

Dewi has worked for nearly thirty years in the UK & Worldwide on 150+ award-winning Feature Films, TV Dramas & Documentaries.

As Line Producer Dewi managed complex and demanding productions in the UK and abroad. As an Assistant Director, he ran film sets on four continents with Award Winning crews & StarTalent, with crowds of up to 30,000 extras and has Produced prime-time drama for a Top 5 UK Indie, on ITV and Sky.

Dewi is a Senior Lecturer in Producing at the Film & TV School Wales. I teach MA and BA Level modules specialising in Producing and Production Management skills. I am a Fellow of the Higher Education Authority and NEBOSH qualified in Health & Safety.

Dewi has been providing software training on these programs since 2003, in universities, film schools, and to industry professionals.