Half-Hour TV III

SCRIPT X 422.1

Learn how to write a TV script in this course that takes you from half-hour pilot idea to beat sheet and the teaser pages of your script.

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In-Person
Remote
Online
Starting at $720.00
As few as 10 weeks
3.0

What you can learn.

  • Turn an original comedy idea into a new series
  • Break stories with other writers like professionals do
  • Develop a compelling story with memorable characters
  • Write a full episode outline and 10 pages of your pilot

About this course:

Television executives and showrunners want to read original pilots that demonstrate your unique voice and comedic sensibilities. This workshop shows you how to take your original comedy idea and develop a strong story, rife with memorable characters and even funnier jokes. Breaking story in the style of a real writer's room, you develop a compelling story, brainstorm, and support another's vision. By the end of course, you have strong act breaks, a full beat outline, and a critique of the beginning pages of your original half-hour pilot script. 
Prerequisites
SCRIPT X 421.1 Half-Hour TV I and SCRIPT X 421.2 Half-Hour TV II; or SCRIPT X 421.1N Half-Hour TV Intensive I and SCRIPT X 421.2N Half-Hour TV Intensive II; or department approval.

Fall 2022 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
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Saturday 10:00AM - 1:00PM PT
Canceled
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Instructor: Danny Kallis
388277
Fee:
$720.00
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Location: Remote Classroom
Notes

No meeting November 26.

Enrollment limited to 15 students.

This course is held via video teleconference. Instructors use Zoom to offer live class meetings at the designated class meeting time. Students must be present at the course meeting time 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 October 15, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Sat Oct 1, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Sat Oct 8, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Sat Oct 15, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Sat Oct 22, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Sat Oct 29, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Sat Nov 5, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Sat Nov 12, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Sat Nov 19, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Sat Dec 3, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Sat Dec 10, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
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This section has no set meeting times.
Available
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Instructor: Andrew Osborne
388279
Fee:
$720.00
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Still accepting enrollments
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students.

This online course is conducted through Canvas, a secure website that allows students to log in to access lectures, discussions, and other course materials on demand. There are no required class meetings. Each course is structured with weekly assignments and deadlines. Lectures and coursework are accessible throughout the week. Workshops are conducted in writing via discussion boards with your instructor and classmates.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 19, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
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Wednesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Canceled
See Details
Instructor: Eric Abrams
388276
Fee:
$720.00
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Location: UCLA
Notes

No meetings October 5 & November 23.

Enrollment limited to 15 students.

This course meets in person at the designated class meeting time and location. Students must be present at the course meeting time 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 October 05, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Wed Sep 21, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Royce Hall 148
Discussion
Wed Sep 28, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Royce Hall 148
Discussion
Wed Oct 12, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Royce Hall 148
Discussion
Wed Oct 19, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Royce Hall 148
Discussion
Wed Oct 26, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Royce Hall 148
Discussion
Wed Nov 2, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Royce Hall 148
Discussion
Wed Nov 9, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Royce Hall 148
Discussion
Wed Nov 16, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Royce Hall 148
Discussion
Wed Nov 30, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Royce Hall 148
Discussion
Wed Dec 7, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Royce Hall 148

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