Beginning Writing for the One-Hour Spec II

SCRIPT X 421.4

Go from outline to the first draft script of a one-hour series, mirroring the professional TV writer's room environment.

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Remote Instruction
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

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.
Prerequisites
SCRIPT X 421.3 Beginning Writing for the One-Hour Spec I.

Winter 2021 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online and have no regular meeting times.

Available
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Joan Weiss
377480
Fee:
$695.00
33 days left. Enroll by Jan 6, 2021
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students.

This course is taught asynchronously and fully online using Canvas. Sessions run weekly and there are no requirements to attend live, virtual meetings.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 20, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Available
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Laurence Walsh-Hodson
378416
Fee:
$695.00
33 days left. Enroll by Jan 6, 2021
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students.

This course is taught asynchronously and fully online using Canvas. Sessions run weekly and there are no requirements to attend live, virtual meetings.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 20, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.

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

Available
-
Thursday 7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Donald Martin
377479
Fee:
$665.00
34 days left. Enroll by Jan 7, 2021
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students.

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
No refunds after January 21, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
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Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Thu Jan 7, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Thu Jan 14, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Thu Jan 21, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Thu Jan 28, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Thu Feb 4, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Thu Feb 11, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Thu Feb 18, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Thu Feb 25, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Thu Mar 4, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Thu Mar 11, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online

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