Bridging The Gap Between Writers and Producers.

Bridge 17: Compelling Stories. Extraordinary Writing.


Bridge 17 Writer's Room Classes​

A writer's community built for writers by writers.

252 Walker St SW, Atlanta, GA 30313


Level I Certification

Scriptwriting Basics -

(Pre-requisite for Level II)

Scriptwriting Basics 

(Pre-requisite for Level II)

Weekend Writing Workshop

(Sept. 24 & 25, 2022)

This two-day workshop will cover screenwriting basics, proper elements of scene structure, and discuss approaches to the story. Who should come? This workshop is open to all writers who have a written script and need professional industry-standard guidance on how to move forward.

Class Time:

Start 10 am

Lunch 1 pm - 1:30pm

End 3 pm

We're very excited to see you for our Weekend Writing Workshop.

What to bring:

• Open Mind

• Bottled Water

• Snack/Lunch

• Notebook and Writing Instrument

• Laptop (if possible)

• Working Script (any stage of development will do)

In-Person COVID protected.

(Max class size 25)

Atlanta, GA 30313

Saturday - Sunday 10:00 am - 3:00 pm


Register: OPEN


8-Week Workbook Session

Screenwriting Basics Workshop

(Starting September Film 12th & TV 13th, 2022)

This course is designed to build your writing muscle. By the end of the 8-week certification course, you will have completed a draft of your one-hour drama teleplay or feature screenplay and created a one-sheet synopsis. The first 3 weeks of the course are helping to remove common writing hurdles; “writer's block,” story arc death, and shoe leather scene work. Your online and in-person sessions will take place using Zoom Software and at Bridge 17.

Online/In-Person Class Time:

Start 6:55 pm (EST)

End 9:29 pm (EST)

(Max class size 15)

Screenplay Mondays Sep 12th - Oct 31st

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm

Teleplay Tuesdays Sep 13th - Nov 1st

7:00 pm - 9:30 pm



Writer Wednesdays


Sometimes we just need to gather with other writers!

Let's read, critique, and workshop scripts

Suggested Schedule

4pm - Writers Gather: pleasantries, wine, snacks, and intro of Writing Topic

4:15 - Writers write: topic or personal work

6pm - Break

6:30 - Writers Gather to discuss the "Script of the Week"

7:30 - Writers Nerd Out and discuss current shows, films, techniques, scripts, and work opportunities (an opportunity to watch scenes here)

8:30 - Adjourn

Writer Submissions to "Script of the Week"

- 1st 2 weeks will focus on Industry Scripts (1 film, 1 TV)

- Writer Must attend at least 3 sessions to have the script critiqued

Script must meet group criteria:

1. properly formatted at industry level

2. specified genre

3. clear and properly formatted scenes

4. fully fleshed out characters

5. decisive act structure