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
Spring
Summer
Remote
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.

Winter 2022 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Enrollment Closed
See Details
Instructor: Joan Weiss
384293
Fee:
$695.00
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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 January 26, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
(Optional) Inside the Room by Venis, Linda, ed.
(Optional) Writing the TV Drama Series 3rd edition: How to Succeed as a Professional Writer in TV by Pamela Douglas
(Optional) Nobody Wants to Read Your Sh*t: Why That Is And What You Can Do About It by Steven Pressfield
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Thursday 6:00PM - 9:00PM PT
Enrollment Closed
See Details
Instructor: Richard Manning
384292
Fee:
$695.00
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Location: Remote Classroom
Notes

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 January 27, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Thu Jan 13, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Thu Jan 20, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Thu Jan 27, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Thu Feb 3, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Thu Feb 10, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Thu Feb 17, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Thu Feb 24, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Thu Mar 3, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Thu Mar 10, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Thu Mar 17, 2022
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom

Spring 2022 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Future Offering (Opens January 31, 2022 12:00:00 AM)
See Details
Instructor: Erica Byrne
385784
Fee:
$695.00
Onlineformat icon
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 April 20, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
-
Saturday 10:00AM - 1:00PM PT
Future Offering (Opens January 31, 2022 12:00:00 AM)
See Details
Instructor: Jacqueline Zambrano
385783
Fee:
$695.00
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Location: Remote Classroom
Notes

No meeting Apr. 16.

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 April 16, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Sat Apr 2, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Sat Apr 9, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Sat Apr 23, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Sat Apr 30, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Sat May 7, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Sat May 14, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Sat May 21, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Sat May 28, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Sat Jun 4, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Sat Jun 11, 2022
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom

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