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Our instructors and students have won Emmys, Oscars, Tonys, Pulitzers, and more.

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I seek to teach each student how their skills and goals can best be applied in the practical world of publishing and editing while encouraging a team mindset that allows for greater success and collaboration.

Tobi Harper
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Writers Studio: Home Edition

Join a community of aspiring writers and jumpstart your creativity. Choose from 12 virtual workshops taught by professionals in the fields of feature film, television, fiction, and creative nonfiction writing.

Feb. 18 - 21, 2021
THURSDAY-SUNDAY, 10am-6pm

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The Writers' Program at UCLA Extension offers the best of both worlds: academic excellence and the real-word experience of accomplished screenwriters.

Stuart Beattie
Former Writers' Program student and award-winning screenwriter
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