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.
Fall 2020 Schedule
These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.
Enrollment limited to 15 students. Visitors not permitted.
This course uses remote instruction. As such, instructors use Zoom to offer live class meetings at the designated class meeting time. Students must be present at course meeting times 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.