In today's market, a good spec pilot is an essential sample. Neither pure episodes nor stand-alone screenplays, one-hour pilots nevertheless must have the feeling of both--all in 55-60 pages. This workshop guides you to develop a drama series premise that combines your original vision with a network's likely requirements. From the idea to pilot story structure and finished script, your goal is create a pilot that effectively establishes ongoing series elements while bringing your characters to life.
Prerequisite: Spec script or spec pilot submittal is required; for instructions on submitting a script click here.
Course may be taken as a certificate program core requirement or elective.
Enrollment limited to 12 students. Visitors not permitted. Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
UCLA: 1284 School of Public Affairs Bldg.
UCLA: 1323 School of Public Affairs Bldg.
October 6 - December 8
10 meetings total
(no mtg 11/24)
No refund after Sep 22.