Showrunners Boot Camp

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Get a thorough overview of the role of a showrunner in this intensive workshop that prepares you for success in the television industry.

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Winter
Remote Instruction
Starting at $788.00
As few as 4 days
3.0

What you can learn.

  • Discover the skills and knowledge successful showrunners need to thrive in today’s market
  • Participate in hands-on activities that enrich your understanding of a showrunner’s work
  • Learn how showrunners manage a writer’s room and liaise with network and studio execs
  • Get the basics of producing work by learning about budgets and series logistics

About this course:

How do you create a narrative dramatic series, sell it, and have the series made, all while keeping your vision a priority in every aspect of the creative process? This is the role of the showrunner—the lead producer/writer on a television or digital series, responsible for the creative vision along with the business and logistical aspects of a series. There is currently a high demand for skilled showrunners, and in this workshop, we focus on demystifying what a showrunner does. This workshop is set up as a boot camp, exploring the breath of knowledge a showrunner needs using hands-on exercises, lectures, viewing of footage including dailies and rough cuts, discussing the pilot script and series writing process, and giving notes on scripts—as well as covering the practical issues of production, maximizing budgets, and overall series logistics.

Winter 2021 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Available
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Sunday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday 10:00AM PT - 6:00PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Cynthia Hsiung
377567
Fee:
$788.00
84 days left. Enroll by Feb 17, 2021
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students. Visitors not permitted. $150 nonrefundable. Internet access required.

This course uses remote instruction. As such, instructors use Zoom to offer live class meetings at the designated class meeting time. Students must be present at course meeting times as each student’s final grade may include scores for participation. Please inform your instructor if you will miss a class meeting. You are responsible for any class information you missed. We suggest you arrange with a fellow classmate to share their notes when feasible.

Refund Deadline
Refunds only available from October 01, 2020 to January 18, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Thu Feb 18, 2021
10:00AM PT - 6:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Fri Feb 19, 2021
10:00AM PT - 6:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat Feb 20, 2021
10:00AM PT - 6:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sun Feb 21, 2021
10:00AM PT - 6:00PM PT
Online

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