Beginning Writing for the One-Hour Spec II

FILM TV X 431.4
Go from outline to the first draft script of an hourlong series, mirroring the professional TV writer's room environment.
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Classroom
Online
Starting at $665.00
As few as 10 weeks
3.0

What you can learn.

  • Refine a script story idea
  • Write the first script draft
  • Master the four-act structure
  • Learn to develop your career plan
  • Hear from industry insiders

About this course:

Mirroring the process that professionals undergo in current episodic series production, this course guides you to write a solid first draft of your script and work on polishing it. You begin by refining your story idea and outline as needed, and then write your script, focusing on capturing the essence of the show through its act structure, plot and story, multiple storylines, characters, scenes, and dialogue. You also learn how to develop your career game plan and the business of the one-hour drama. Students must bring a complete outline to the first class. All student projects must focus on current shows; no pilots.
Suggested Prerequisites

It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for Beginning Writing for the One-Hour Spec II.

X 430.4 Beginning Writing for the One-Hour Spec I.

Summer 2019 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online, and there are no in-person classroom meetings.

Enrollment Closed
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Instructor: Erica Byrne
368474
Fee:
$695.00
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 8, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Canceled
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Saturday 10:00AM - 1:00PM
Location: UCLA
Instructor: Laurence Walsh-Hodson
368473
Fee:
$665.00
See Details
Notes

No meeting August 31, 2019.

Enrollment limited to 15 students.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 4, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Sat Jun 29, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2284
Discussion
Sat Jul 6, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2284
Discussion
Sat Jul 13, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2284
Discussion
Sat Jul 20, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2284
Discussion
Sat Jul 27, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2284
Discussion
Sat Aug 3, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2284
Discussion
Sat Aug 10, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2284
Discussion
Sat Aug 17, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2284
Discussion
Sat Aug 24, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2284
Discussion
Sat Sep 7, 2019
10:00AM - 1:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2284

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