One-Hour TV III

SCRIPT X 422.3

Develop the world, characters, tone, and story engine for an original TV series before developing an outline and your script's first act.

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Hybrid (In-Person)
Remote
Online
Starting at $720.00
As few as 10 weeks
3.0

What you can learn.

  • Turn your pilot idea into a solid one-hour series with potential for many episodes
  • Develop a cast of compelling characters that viewers will follow
  • Write a full beat outline for the series's pilot episode
  • Begin writing your original pilot script

About this course:

Anyone who wants to work as a professional television writer has to be able to submit top-notch original material to agents and showrunners. In this fast-paced course, you take your idea for a one-hour TV series and turn it into an outline, write intensively, and get feedback from the instructor and fellow participants every week. Throughout this process, you learn how to envision the world of your show; create characters and conflict; build a storytelling engine; and nail down your show's structure, tone, story, and act breaks. By the end of the course, you have strong act breaks, a full beat outline, and a critique of the first ten pages of your original one-hour pilot script. 
Prerequisites
SCRIPT X 421.3 One-Hour TV I and SCRIPT X 421.4 One-Hour TV II; or SCRIPT X 421.3N One-Hour TV Intensive I and SCRIPT X 421.4N One-Hour TV Intensive II; or department approval.

Winter 2023 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
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Monday 6:00PM - 9:00PM PT
Available
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Instructor: Adam Armus
389950
Fee:
$720.00
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Location: Remote Classroom
ENROLL BY: Jan 9, 2023
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Notes

No meetings January 16 and February 20.

Enrollment limited to 15 students; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted.

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 23, 2023
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Mon Jan 9, 2023
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Mon Jan 23, 2023
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Mon Jan 30, 2023
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Mon Feb 6, 2023
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Mon Feb 13, 2023
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Mon Feb 27, 2023
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Mon Mar 6, 2023
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Mon Mar 13, 2023
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Mon Mar 20, 2023
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Mon Mar 27, 2023
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
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This section has no set meeting times.
Available
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Instructor: Joan Weiss
389952
Fee:
$720.00
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ENROLL BY: Jan 18, 2023
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students.

This online 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 February 01, 2023
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
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Wednesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Available
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Instructor: William Hasley
389949
Fee:
$720.00
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Location: Remote Classroom , UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
ENROLL BY: Jan 18, 2023
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted.

This a hybrid (In-Person) format course which combines in-person instruction with semi-regular, required live meetings held on Zoom. Please see the course syllabus for specifics. Students must be present at course meeting times as each student’s final grade may include scores for participation. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after February 01, 2023
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Wed Jan 18, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center
Discussion
Wed Jan 25, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center
Discussion
Wed Feb 1, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Wed Feb 8, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Wed Feb 15, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center
Discussion
Wed Feb 22, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center
Discussion
Wed Mar 1, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Wed Mar 8, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Wed Mar 15, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center
Discussion
Wed Mar 22, 2023
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Gayley Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Gayley Center

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