One-Hour TV Spec Script Writing in a Month: Part 2
What you can learn.
- Refine your story and outline as you begin writing your script draft
- Employ four-act structure as you bring your plot and story to life
- Learn to write effective dialogue for the characters from existing series
- Read and respond to work of other writers in class
About this course:
Mirroring the process that professionals undergo in current episodic series production, this course guides you to write a solid first draft of your script and work on polishing it. You begin by refining your story idea and outline as needed, and then write your script, focusing on capturing the essence of the show through its four-act structure, plot and story, multiple storylines, characters, scenes, and dialogue. On the business side, you learn how to develop your career game plan and hear from industry guest speakers on the business of the one-hour drama. Students must bring a complete outline to the first class. All student projects must focus on current shows; no pilots.
Winter 2019 Schedule
These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.