Half-Hour TV Pilot Script Writing in a Month: Part I
TV execs and showrunners want to read original pilots that demonstrate your unique voice and sensibilities. This course shows you how to take your original idea and develop a strong story rife with memorable characters and…
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:TV execs and showrunners want to read original pilots that demonstrate your unique voice and sensibilities. This course shows you how to take your original idea and develop a strong story rife with memorable characters and sharp moments. Breaking story in the style of a real writers room, you'll brainstorm, develop a compelling pilot, and support others' vision. By the end of the course, you have strong act breaks, a full beat outline, and a critique of the first pages of your original half-hour pilot script. This course counts toward the four-course Writer's Fellowship Prep Specialization.
Spring 2020 Schedule
These courses meet regularly and are fully online. Click “See Details” below for more information.
Enrollment limited to 15 students. Visitors not permitted.Please note: Due to adjustments made to the Spring quarter, this course is now scheduled to be delivered in a synchronous online format. Classes will be delivered weekly in an online forum at the scheduled time assigned to the course. Further adjustments may be made by the instructor in order to best serve the course material. Please check Canvas regularly for updates.