Film & Screenwriting

Get Lit’s Film Department empowers young people, builds community, and promotes collaboration, while teaching filmmaking & professional skills that provide real-world opportunities through the Get Lit Content Studio and Literary Riot Media’s Creative Services. Check out our programs!

Pilot: An Introduction to Independent Filmmaking


Through this free 12-week workshop program that occurs in a cycle three times a year, filmmakers ages 13-19 will learn to collaborate with other young filmmakers from across Los Angeles. They will meet professionals from the creative industry while learning the fundamentals of the art, craft, and business of independent filmmaking.

Every Sunday from 10am-1pm

Starting October 31st, 2021

Please contact for more info!

Classic Slam 2018

Poetic Screenwriters Lab


This yearlong writers’ workshop series, gives selected young screenwriters who have trained as poets through Get Lit - Words Ignite the opportunity to work on their short film, feature film, podcast/web series, or TV episodic pilot scripts, all with the support of established writers in an environment that focuses on the art and craft of screenwriting and creative risk-taking.

Every Other Saturday From 10am-1PM

Applications open until October 30th, 2021

Please contact for more info!

Class trip to Writers Guild of America West