One-Hour TV Pilot Script Writing in a Month: Part I
Develop story documents, an outline, and the first 10 pages for an original one-hour TV series in this intensive two-weekend workshop.
What you can learn.
- Refine your original pilot idea into a unique series concept
- Learn how to capture the essence of your show in the first moments of the pilot
- Incorporate standard TV script act structure to write like the pros
- Give and receive feedback on your pilot in progress
About this course:In this intensive workshop, you write a solid outline of your pilot script and work on drafting the first ten pages. You begin by refining your story idea and outline as needed and then write your teaser, all the while focusing on capturing the essence of the show through its act structure, plot and story, multiple storylines, characters, scenes, and dialogue. By the end of the course, you have strong act breaks, a full beat outline, and a critique of the first 10 pages of your original one-hour pilot script.
Fall 2020 Schedule
These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.
Enrollment limited to 15 students. Visitors not permitted.
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.