Half-Hour TV Intensive II


Turn your existing half-hour spec episode outline into a full script in this fast-paced, intensive workshop.


What you can learn.

  • Turn your story outline into a solid script draft
  • Listen to industry speakers on how to thrive in the TV writing business
  • Learn techniques to revise your script into stronger and stronger drafts
  • Refine your story idea to maximize impact and enhance character

About this course:

Mirroring the process that professionals undergo in current half-hour series production, this course guides you to write a solid first draft of your script of an existing series 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. On the business side, you learn how to develop your career game plan and hear from industry guest speakers on the business of the half-hour comedy. Students must bring a complete outline to the first class. All student projects must focus on current shows; animation is okay, no pilots.
SCRIPT X 421.1N Half-Hour TV Intensive I; SCRIPT X 421.1 Half-Hour TV I; or equivalent.

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Speak to a program representative. Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.

This course applies towards the following certificates & specializations…

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