Introduction to Screenwriting

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Get a crash course on various aspects of writing for silver screens, TV screens, web video, and audio podcasts in this high-level overview of what each genre offers writers.

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Classroom
Starting at $399.00
As few as 6 weeks
2.0

About this course:

This six-week course is perfect for anyone getting started on their path to becoming a screenwriter. Each class offers a broad-strokes introduction to a different writing format such as Feature Film, Television Specs, Television Pilots, Web Series, Podcasting, plus a look at the business of writing. Lectures by guest speakers offer insight and instruction on each topic, followed by guided workshop sessions where students put those theories into action on their own material. The goal of the course is to give new writers a taste of different screenwriting types to help deepen their overall knowledge while sparking their creative energy. At the end of the quarter, students should feel more confident about their skills and be prepared for further study of writing.

Winter 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Available
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Wednesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA
Instructor: Michael Weiss
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Fee:
$399.00
59 days left. Enroll by Jan 15, 2020
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Notes
Enrollment limited to 15 students.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 20, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Wed Jan 15, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2292
Discussion
Wed Jan 22, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2292
Discussion
Wed Jan 29, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2292
Discussion
Wed Feb 5, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2292
Discussion
Wed Feb 12, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2292
Discussion
Wed Feb 19, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2292

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