One-Hour TV IV

SCRIPT X 422.4

Carry your pilot script across the finish line in this workshop focused on helping you fix story problems, maximize drama, and write to the end.

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

What you can learn.

  • Complete a first draft of your pilot script
  • Refine your story idea, pitch document, and outline before diving into writing
  • Enhance structure, characters, plot, and storylines for maximum impact
  • Get career advice based on your personal writing and professional goals

About this course:

This workshop guides you through writing a solid draft of an original pilot script from your one-hour outline created in a previous course. You start by reworking your story idea and outline as needed, fixing story problems, and maximizing the drama potential. Special attention is paid to refining the world, characters, tone, and story of your pilot. You then move toward completing a first draft of your script, working on scenes, dialogue, and action, until it captures your original vision and matches a network's likely requirements. You must bring a completed story outline and first ten pages to the first day of class. 
Prerequisites
SCRIPT X 422.3 One-Hour TV III, or equivalent, or department approval.

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: Joan Weiss
381279
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
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Tuesday 7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: William Hasley
381278
Fee:
$695.00
13 days left. Enroll by Jun 29, 2021
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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 July 13, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Tue Jun 29, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Tue Jul 6, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Tue Jul 13, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Tue Jul 20, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Tue Jul 27, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Tue Aug 3, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Tue Aug 10, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Tue Aug 17, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Tue Aug 24, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Tue Aug 31, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online

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