Writing for Kids & Family
Get an overview of writing television for younger audiences in this one-day course.
What you can learn.
- Learn about the landscape of current television for young audiences
- Get a sense of how writing for these series can differ from other shows
- Get tips on how to put your portfolio together
- Identify the best ways to pitch shows for younger audiences
About this course:
This course guides you through the landscape of writing for kids and family television. What is it like to pitch a TV show or movie for a kid’s network? What should you expect writing on the staff of a family sitcom? What writing samples are most appropriate? And what writing programs and fellowships are available to help you break into this genre? These are the types of questions covered in class. By the end, you gain a thorough understanding of working in this very specific and growing market in television.
Spring 2019 Schedule
These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.