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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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

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.

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

Winter 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

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

Available
-
Instructor: Erica Byrne
371456
Fee:
$695.00
25 days left. Enroll by Jan 8, 2020
See Details
Notes
Enrollment limited to 15 students.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 01, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.

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

Available
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Wednesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA
Instructor: Donald Martin
371455
Fee:
$665.00
25 days left. Enroll by Jan 8, 2020
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 13, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Wed Jan 8, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1329
Discussion
Wed Jan 15, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1329
Discussion
Wed Jan 22, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1329
Discussion
Wed Jan 29, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1329
Discussion
Wed Feb 5, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1329
Discussion
Wed Feb 12, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1329
Discussion
Wed Feb 19, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1329
Discussion
Wed Feb 26, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1329
Discussion
Wed Mar 4, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1329
Discussion
Wed Mar 11, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1329

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