One-Hour TV II

SCRIPT X 421.4

Go from outline to the first draft script of a one-hour series, mirroring the professional TV writer's room environment.

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

What you can learn.

  • Refine a script story idea
  • Write the first script draft
  • Master the four-act structure
  • Learn to develop your career plan

About this course:

Mirroring the process that professionals undergo in current episodic series production, this course guides you to write a solid first draft of your script 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. You also learn how to develop your career game plan and the business of the one-hour drama. Students must bring a complete outline to the first class. All student projects must focus on current shows; no pilots.
Prerequisites
SCRIPT X 421.3 One-Hour TV I.

Summer 2021 Schedule

Available Format(s):

Course content is delivered through an online learning platform where you can engage with your instructor and classmates. There are no required live meetings, but assignments are due regularly.

Available
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Erica Byrne
381271
Fee:
$695.00
14 days left. Enroll by Jun 30, 2021
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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 July 14, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.

Remote instruction courses are taught online in real-time with regularly scheduled class meetings held via Zoom. Course materials can be accessed any time through an online learning platform.

Available
-
Monday 7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Donald Martin
381270
Fee:
$695.00
5 days left. Enroll by Jun 21, 2021
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Notes

No meeting July 5, 2021.

Enrollment limited to 15 students.

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.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 05, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Mon Jun 21, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Mon Jun 28, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Mon Jul 12, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Mon Jul 19, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Mon Jul 26, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Mon Aug 2, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Mon Aug 9, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Mon Aug 16, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Mon Aug 23, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Mon Aug 30, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online

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