Advanced One-Hour or Half-Hour Pilot Rewrite

SCRIPT X 423.6

Get under the hood of your pilot and fix what isn't working in this advanced TV script writing class.

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Fall
Spring
Remote Instruction
Starting at $755.00
As few as 11 weeks
3.0

What you can learn.

  • Identify and change story problems to craft a compelling episode
  • Maximize the dramatic or comedic potential in your premise and script
  • Get input on how to improve your spec script or original pilot based on workshop comments
  • Learn strategies to approach revision on your own

About this course:

If 90% of writing is rewriting, then 99% of television writing is rewriting. And rewriting, for the most part, means fixing story problems and maximizing the drama or comic potential of a story idea. In this workshop, the goal is to take your previously written one-hour or half-hour scripts—both originals and specs—that ultimately did not fulfill their ambitions, and determine where they fell short and make the necessary changes so that each premise is fully realized.
Prerequisites
Submit the one-hour or half-hour pilot script that you will rewrite in the course.

Fall 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

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

Enrollment Closed
-
Thursday 7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Phil Kellard
376531
Fee:
$755.00
See Details
Notes

No meeting November 26, 2020.

Enrollment limited to 12 students. Visitors not permitted. $100 non-refundable. Not eligible for any discounts.

Course may be taken as a certificate program core requirement or elective.

The deadline for submissions has been extended to Monday, September 14th, at 9:00 AM (PT). Materials must be received by that time in order to be considered by the instructor. There is no fee to apply. Please remove all identifying personal information from title pages.

Instructions for Submitting to Advanced-Level Courses:

Click on “Enroll” then follow the prompts to check out and create a new account, or enter your information as a returning student. Then, follow the remaining instructions below:

  1. At the “Contact Information” Page, be sure to scroll to the bottom of the page and initial both boxes under “Privacy Policies.” Continue Checkout.
  2. Click “Start” on the first Application page.
  3. On the 2nd Application page, click “Start” on the bottom left side of the page.

NOTE: despite being asked to enter payment information, YOU WILL NOT BE CHARGED for this course unless you choose to enroll if / when you receive a notice of acceptance for the course. In other words, it’s 100% free to apply. The full course fee will be due up front to register, prior to attending the course. Since enrollment is restricted there are no applicable discountable promos available for this course.

Selection notices will likely be distributed via email 1 to 2 weeks before the class is scheduled to start. In the meantime, you can also register for alternative open-enrollment course and transfer upon your acceptance.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 22, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Thu Oct 8, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Thu Oct 15, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Thu Oct 22, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Thu Oct 29, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Thu Nov 5, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Thu Nov 12, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Thu Nov 19, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Thu Dec 3, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Thu Dec 10, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Thu Dec 17, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Enrollment Closed
-
Wednesday 7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Phil Kellard
378230
Fee:
$755.00
See Details
Notes

No meeting November 11, 2020.

Enrollment limited to 12 students. Visitors not permitted. $100 non-refundable. Not eligible for any discounts.

Course may be taken as a certificate program core requirement or elective.

The deadline for submissions has been extended ONLY FOR NOTIFIED STUDENTS to Monday, October 5th, at 9:00 AM (PT). Materials must be received by that time in order to be considered by the instructor. There is no fee to apply. Please remove all identifying personal information from title pages.

Instructions for Submitting to Advanced-Level Courses:

Click on “Enroll” then follow the prompts to check out and create a new account, or enter your information as a returning student. Then, follow the remaining instructions below:

  1. At the “Contact Information” Page, be sure to scroll to the bottom of the page and initial both boxes under “Privacy Policies.” Continue Checkout.
  2. Click “Start” on the first Application page.
  3. On the 2nd Application page, click “Start” on the bottom left side of the page.

NOTE: despite being asked to enter payment information, YOU WILL NOT BE CHARGED for this course unless you choose to enroll if / when you receive a notice of acceptance for the course. In other words, it’s 100% free to apply. The full course fee will be due up front to register, prior to attending the course. Since enrollment is restricted there are no applicable discountable promos available for this course.

Selection notices will likely be distributed via email 1 to 2 weeks before the class is scheduled to start. In the meantime, you can also register for alternative open-enrollment course and transfer upon your acceptance.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after September 30, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Wed Oct 7, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Oct 14, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Oct 21, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Oct 28, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Nov 4, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Nov 18, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Nov 25, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Dec 2, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Dec 9, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Wed Dec 16, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online

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