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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In-Person
Remote
Online
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 SCRIPT X 421.3N One-Hour TV Intensive I and SCRIPT X 421.4N One-Hour TV Intensive II; or department approval.

Summer 2022 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
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Monday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Available
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Instructor: Donald Martin
386999
Fee:
$695.00
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Location: Remote Classroom
ENROLL BY: Jun 27, 2022
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Notes

No meetings July 4; September 5, 2022.

Enrollment limited to 15 students.

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 July 11, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Mon Jun 27, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Mon Jul 11, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Mon Jul 18, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Mon Jul 25, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Mon Aug 1, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Mon Aug 8, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Mon Aug 15, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Mon Aug 22, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Mon Aug 29, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Mon Sep 12, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
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This section has no set meeting times.
Available
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Instructor: Laurence Walsh-Hodson
387000
Fee:
$695.00
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ENROLL BY: Jul 6, 2022
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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 20, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
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Tuesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Available
See Details
386998
Fee:
$695.00
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Location: UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
ENROLL BY: Jul 5, 2022
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students.

This course meets in person at the designated class meeting time and location. 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 July 19, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Tue Jul 5, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
Discussion
Tue Jul 12, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
Discussion
Tue Jul 19, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
Discussion
Tue Jul 26, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
Discussion
Tue Aug 2, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
Discussion
Tue Aug 9, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
Discussion
Tue Aug 16, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
Discussion
Tue Aug 23, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
Discussion
Tue Aug 30, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
Discussion
Tue Sep 6, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center

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