Half-Hour TV IV

SCRIPT X 422.2

Finish your half-hour pilot script as you rework, refine, and revise your progress made until you reach the end.

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Remote
Online
Starting at $695.00
As few as 10 weeks
3.0

About this course:

This workshop guides you to write a solid draft of an original pilot script from your half-hour outline created in a previous course. You start by reworking your story idea and outline as needed, fixing story problems and maximizing the comic potential. Special attention is paid to refining the world, characters, tone, and story of your pilot. You then move toward completing a first draft of your script, working on scenes, dialogue, and action, until it captures your original vision and matches a network's likely requirements. You must bring a completed story outline to the first day of class. 
Prerequisites
SCRIPT X 422.1 Half-Hour TV III, or equivalent, or department approval.

Winter 2022 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
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This section has no set meeting times.
Enrollment Closed
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Instructor: Jim Staahl
384291
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 January 26, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
(Optional) Automatic Pilot by Taub, Bill
(Optional) The Comic Toolbox How to Be Funny Even If You're Not by John Vorhaus
(Optional) Writing Television Sitcoms: Revised and Expanded Edition of the Go-to Guide by Evan S. Smith
(Optional) The Comedy Bible: From Stand-up to Sitcom--The Comedy Writer's Ultimate "How To" Guide by Judy Carter
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Tuesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Enrollment Closed
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Instructor: Teri Brown-Jackson
384289
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 25, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
(Optional) Inside the Room: Writing Television with the Pros at UCLA Extension Writers' Program by Linda Venis
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Tue Jan 11, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Tue Jan 18, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Tue Jan 25, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Tue Feb 1, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Tue Feb 8, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Tue Feb 15, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Tue Feb 22, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Tue Mar 1, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Tue Mar 8, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Tue Mar 15, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM 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)
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Instructor: Bill Taub
385781
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.
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Saturday 10:00AM - 1:00PM PT
Future Offering (Opens January 31, 2022 12:00:00 AM)
See Details
Instructor: Danny Kallis
385778
Fee:
$695.00
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Location: Remote Classroom
Notes

No meeting Apr. 16.

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 16, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Sat Apr 2, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Sat Apr 9, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Sat Apr 23, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Sat Apr 30, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Sat May 7, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Sat May 14, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Sat May 21, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Sat May 28, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Sat Jun 4, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Sat Jun 11, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom

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