Writing the Half-Hour Pilot I

SCRIPT X 422.1

Learn how to write a TV script in this course that takes you from half-hour pilot idea to beat sheet and the first 10 pages of your script.

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Remote Instruction
Online
Starting at $665.00
As few as 10 weeks
3.0

What you can learn.

  • Turn an original comedy idea into a new series
  • Break stories with other writers like professionals do
  • Develop a compelling story with memorable characters
  • Write a full episode outline and 10 pages of your pilot

About this course:

Television executives and showrunners want to read original pilots that demonstrate your unique voice and comedic sensibilities. This workshop shows you how to take your original comedy idea and develop a strong story, rife with memorable characters and even funnier jokes. Breaking story in the style of a real writer's room, you develop a compelling story, brainstorm, and support another's vision. By the end of course, you have strong act breaks, a full beat outline, and a critique of the beginning pages of your original half-hour pilot script. 
Prerequisites
SCRIPT X 421.1 Beginning Writing for the Half-Hour Spec I and SCRIPT X 421.2 Beginning Writing the Half-Hour Spec II, or equivalent, or department approval.

Spring 2021 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online and have no regular meeting times.

Available
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Kevin Kelton
379286
Fee:
$695.00
Still accepting enrollments
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 14, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Available
-
Saturday 10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Teri Brown-Jackson
379285
Fee:
$665.00
Still accepting enrollments
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 24, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Sat Apr 10, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat Apr 17, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat Apr 24, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat May 1, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat May 8, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat May 15, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat May 22, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat May 29, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat Jun 5, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online
Discussion
Sat Jun 12, 2021
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Online

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