Barry M. Putt, Jr.


FALL 2021


Description: Write a screenplay from concept to camera-ready draft in five weeks. This course will walk you through the process in a fun and easy-to-follow manner. Learn brainstorm techniques, story structure, character development, and much more.

Offered at:

Mercer County Community College

Five sessions

Thursdays Oct. 14 to Oct. 28, and Nov. 11 (6:30 PM to 9 PM)

To register please call (609) 570-3311


Students will learn the essential elements of creating engaging children’s stories. Explore story language, developing memorable characters for children and story structure. Marketing approaches will also be discussed.

Offered at:

Brookdale Community College

9:30 AM to 4 PM on Saturday October 23

To register please call (732) 224-2315

Also Offered at:

Mercer County Community College

9:30 AM to 4 PM on Saturday Nov. 13

To register please call (908) 689-7613

Private individual and group classes are also available. Email for specifics.


Mr. Putt's plays have been performed throughout the U.S. and in Canada and the United Arab Emirates. His comedy A Different Blend of Friendship won the New Jersey Wordsmith Competition. Mr. Putt's high school comedy Inside Out is published by Next Stage Press. He is a staff writer for Colonial Radio Theater on the Air! and KSVR's audio-drama series Radio Theater Project. Mr. Putt's short-film script Driven was produced by Running Fountain Productions. He has developed feature-length screenplays for companies including Omega Entertainment. Mr. Putt served as head writer on the episodic, comedy-horror, TV show In the Cellar. He won a silver Telly Award for his work on the TV series The Wisdom Tree. Other television shows he's written for include the hour-long drama, Redemption. His non-fiction book Alice: Life Behind the Counter in Mel's Greasy Spoon (A Guide to the Feature Film, the TV Series and More) was published by BearManor Media. Mr. Putt received a degree in Dramatic Writing from NYU. He is a member of the Dramatists Guild of America, the Authors Guild, the American Renaissance Theater Company, and the Witherspoon Circle.

rev. 8/8/2021