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 first 10 pages of your script.

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Remote
Online
In-Person
Starting at $695.00
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 equivalent, or department approval.

Winter 2022 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
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This section has no set meeting times.
Available
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Instructor: Bill Taub
384261
Fee:
$695.00
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Still accepting enrollments
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students.

This 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 February 02, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
(Optional) Book: Automatic Pilot by Taub, Bill
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Saturday 10:00AM - 1:00PM PT
Enrollment Closed
See Details
Instructor: Danny Kallis
384253
Fee:
$695.00
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Location: Remote Classroom
Notes

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 January 22, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
(Optional) Book: Inside The Room by Linda Venis
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Sat Jan 8, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Sat Jan 15, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Sat Jan 22, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Sat Jan 29, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Sat Feb 5, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Sat Feb 12, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Sat Feb 19, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Sat Feb 26, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Sat Mar 5, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Sat Mar 12, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom

Spring 2022 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
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This section has no set meeting times.
Future Offering (Opens January 31, 2022 12:00:00 AM)
See Details
Instructor: Jim Staahl
385752
Fee:
$695.00
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students.

This 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 April 20, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
-
Wednesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Future Offering (Opens January 31, 2022 12:00:00 AM)
See Details
Instructor: Teri Brown-Jackson
385708
Fee:
$695.00
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Location: Remote Classroom
Notes

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 April 20, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Wed Apr 6, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Wed Apr 13, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Wed Apr 20, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Wed Apr 27, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Wed May 4, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Wed May 11, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Wed May 18, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Wed May 25, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Wed Jun 1, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Wed Jun 8, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
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Tuesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Future Offering (Opens January 31, 2022 12:00:00 AM)
See Details
Instructor: Danny Kallis
385707
Fee:
$695.00
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Location: UCLA
Notes

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 April 19, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Tue Apr 5, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Discussion
Tue Apr 12, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Discussion
Tue Apr 19, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Discussion
Tue Apr 26, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
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Tue May 3, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
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Tue May 10, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
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Tue May 17, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
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Tue May 24, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Discussion
Tue May 31, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA
Discussion
Tue Jun 7, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA

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