Television Pro-Series

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Complete a Television Certificate as you develop a spec of an existing series and original pilot, with weeks devoted to professional development and revision practices.

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Starting at $5,500.00
As few as 37 weeks
24.0

What you can learn.

  • Learn to write a powerful script of an existing series
  • Craft an original pilot that captures your unique vision
  • Understand screenwriting from pitching to forming business relationships to submitting to competitions
  • Polish your completed script drafts in a supportive community of writers

About this course:

In this highly intensive, focused, and collaborative workshop environment, you complete a solid draft of your spec script of an existing series and an original pilot.  In the spec phase of the course, you begin by refining your story idea and the outline. You then continue to write your script, focusing on capturing the essence of the show through its act structure, plot, multiple storylines, characters, scenes, and dialogue. During the pilot phase of the course, you take a concept for a television series and develop it through outline, the pitch, first draft, and the bible. You focus on complex characterization, structure, and the pilot story and potential for future episodes, and gain an in-depth understanding of the marketplace and where your series concept may be best suited, whether multi-camera, single-camera, drama, dramedy, or animation. Professional development is another key component to having a successful writing career. Topics including forming business relationships, pitching in meetings, preparing for rejection/success, submitting to competitions and fellowships, etc., is also covered. Lastly, you take your completed script drafts and polish them to be ready to take out to agents, producers, studios, and networks.
Prerequisites
Submit your strongest writing sample that showcases your storytelling abilities, such as the first ten pages of a screenplay, a short story, article, play, etc.  Also attach a one-to-two page personal statement, a resume, plus up to three loglines for a new project you wish to develop in the course. Participants will not be charged the full course fee unless they are selected for the series.

Winter 2023 Schedule

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Monday, Thursday 6:00PM - 9:00PM PT
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Instructor: Phil Kellard
389610
Fee:
$5,500.00
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Location: Remote Classroom
ENROLL BY: Jan 9, 2023
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Notes

No meetings January 16 & 19; February 20 & 23; May 8, 11 & 29; June 1, 19 & 22; July 3 & 6; September 4 & 7.

Enrollment limited to 8 students. Restricted course; approval needed to enroll. Not eligible for any discounts. Visitors not permitted. No refund after enrolling.

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 08, 2023
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
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Mon Jan 9, 2023
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
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Thu Jan 12, 2023
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Mon Jan 23, 2023
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Thu Jan 26, 2023
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
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Mon Jan 30, 2023
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Thu Feb 2, 2023
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Mon Feb 6, 2023
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Thu Feb 9, 2023
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Mon Feb 13, 2023
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Thu Feb 16, 2023
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Mon Feb 27, 2023
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Thu Mar 2, 2023
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Mon Mar 6, 2023
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Thu Mar 9, 2023
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Mon Mar 13, 2023
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Thu Mar 16, 2023
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Mon Mar 20, 2023
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Thu Mar 23, 2023
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Mon Mar 27, 2023
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Thu Mar 30, 2023
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Mon Apr 3, 2023
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Thu Apr 6, 2023
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Mon Apr 10, 2023
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Thu Apr 13, 2023
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Mon Apr 17, 2023
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Thu Apr 20, 2023
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Mon Apr 24, 2023
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Thu Apr 27, 2023
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Mon May 1, 2023
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Thu May 4, 2023
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Mon May 15, 2023
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Thu May 18, 2023
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Mon May 22, 2023
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Thu May 25, 2023
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Mon Jun 5, 2023
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Thu Jun 8, 2023
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Mon Jun 12, 2023
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Thu Jun 15, 2023
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Mon Jun 26, 2023
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Thu Jun 29, 2023
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Mon Jul 10, 2023
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Thu Jul 13, 2023
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Mon Jul 17, 2023
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Thu Jul 20, 2023
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Mon Jul 24, 2023
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Thu Jul 27, 2023
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Mon Jul 31, 2023
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Thu Aug 3, 2023
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Mon Aug 7, 2023
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Mon Aug 28, 2023
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Thu Aug 31, 2023
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Mon Sep 11, 2023
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Thu Sep 14, 2023
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Mon Sep 18, 2023
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