Showrunners Boot Camp

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Get a thorough overview of the role of a showrunner in this intensive workshop that prepares you for success in the television industry.

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Remote
Starting at $720.00
As few as 5 weeks
3.0

What you can learn.

  • Discover the skills and knowledge successful showrunners need to thrive in today’s market
  • Participate in hands-on activities that enrich your understanding of a showrunner’s work
  • Learn how showrunners manage a writer’s room and liaise with network and studio execs
  • Get the basics of producing work by learning about budgets and series logistics

About this course:

How do you create a narrative dramatic series, sell it, and have the series made, all while keeping your vision a priority in every aspect of the creative process? This is the role of the showrunner—the lead producer/writer on a television or digital series, responsible for the creative vision along with the business and logistical aspects of a series. There is currently a high demand for skilled showrunners, and in this workshop, we focus on demystifying what a showrunner does. This workshop is set up as a boot camp, exploring the breath of knowledge a showrunner needs using hands-on exercises, lectures, viewing of footage including dailies and rough cuts, discussing the pilot script and series writing process, and giving notes on scripts—as well as covering the practical issues of production, maximizing budgets, and overall series logistics.

Winter 2023 Schedule

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Tuesday, Saturday
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Instructor: Cynthia Hsiung
389640
Fee:
$720.00
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Location: Remote Classroom
Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted.

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 16, 2023
Course Requirements
Internet required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Tue Jan 17, 2023
5:00PM PT - 8:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Sat Jan 21, 2023
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Tue Jan 24, 2023
5:00PM PT - 8:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Sat Jan 28, 2023
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Tue Jan 31, 2023
5:00PM PT - 8:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Sat Feb 4, 2023
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Tue Feb 7, 2023
5:00PM PT - 8:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Sat Feb 11, 2023
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Tue Feb 14, 2023
5:00PM PT - 8:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Sat Feb 18, 2023
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom

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