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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Remote
Starting at $695.00
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 equivalent, or department approval.

Winter 2022 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
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Saturday 10:00AM - 1:00PM PT
Future Offering (Opens November 01, 2021 12:00:00 AM)
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Instructor: Laurence Walsh-Hodson
384265
Fee:
$695.00
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Location: Online
Notes

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 January 29, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Sat Jan 15, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat Jan 22, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat Jan 29, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat Feb 5, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat Feb 12, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat Feb 19, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat Feb 26, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat Mar 5, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat Mar 12, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat Mar 19, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
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Saturday 10:00AM - 1:00PM PT
Future Offering (Opens November 01, 2021 12:00:00 AM)
See Details
Instructor: Erica Byrne
384273
Fee:
$695.00
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Location: Online
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 January 29, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Sat Jan 15, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat Jan 22, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat Jan 29, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat Feb 5, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat Feb 12, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat Feb 19, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat Feb 26, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat Mar 5, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat Mar 12, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat Mar 19, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online

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