Pitching and Selling Your Hit TV Series

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Develop a powerful pitch that effectively sums up your characters’ lives and their unique world in this professional development course for TV writers.

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Classroom
Starting at $399.00
As few as 6 weeks
2.0

What you can learn.

  • Take the complete world of your story and distill it into a punchy, compelling pitch
  • Identify what will make audiences return to your characters episode after episode
  • Develop a rich, interesting world for your characters to inhabit
  • Understand the context of your series based on shows that have come before it

About this course:

In television, you invite characters and their world into your living room to share the couch. They become your friends. You invite them back in on a regular basis because you have bonded with them: their issues and the obstacles to solving them become yours. Most importantly, their world is an essential leading character that becomes your own world. Familiarity is key. A series has to hit the nail on the head in inventing a story that is fresh, but still understand what has gone before it historically in the genre, effectively climbing the rungs of the previous generation to introduce the new one. By the end of this course, you have a refined pitch that captures the essence and uniqueness of your original series.

Spring 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Available
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Tuesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA
Instructor: Victoria Wisdom
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Fee:
$399.00
43 days left. Enroll by Mar 31, 2020
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Notes
Enrollment limited to 15 students.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 05, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Tue Mar 31, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2278
Discussion
Tue Apr 7, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2278
Discussion
Tue Apr 14, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2278
Discussion
Tue Apr 21, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2278
Discussion
Tue Apr 28, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2278
Discussion
Tue May 5, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2278

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