Writing the One-Hour or Half-Hour Pilot II

FILM TV X 433.7
Turn your TV pilot outline into a complete script with a vivid storyworld with complex characters.
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Classroom
Starting at $665.00
As few as 11 weeks
3.0 Credits

What you can learn.

  • Draft a TV pilot episode from your existing outline
  • Maximize drama or comedy elements in collaboration with other writers
  • Focus on script elements like scenes and dialogue

About this course:

This workshop guides you to write a solid draft of an original pilot script from your one-hour or half-hour outline created in a previous course. You start by reworking your story idea and outline as needed, fixing story problems and maximizing the drama or comic potential. Special attention is paid to refining the world, characters, tone, and story of your pilot. You then move toward completing a polished first draft of your script, working on scenes, dialogue, and action, until it captures your original vision and matches a network's likely requirements. You must bring a completed story outline and first 10 pages to the first day of class. This course counts toward the four-course Writer's Fellowship Prep Specialization.
Suggested Prerequisites

It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for Writing the One-Hour or Half-Hour Pilot II.

X 442.1 Writing the One-Hour Pilot I or X 431.7 Writing the Half-Hour Pilot I, or equivalent, or consent of instructor.

Summer 2019 Schedule

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

Available
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Thursday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA
Instructor: Phil Kellard
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Fee:
$665.00
39 days left. Enroll by Jun 27, 2019
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Notes

No meeting July 4, 2019.

Enrollment limited to 15 students.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 2, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
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Date
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Location
Discussion
Thu Jun 27, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1270
Discussion
Thu Jul 11, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1270
Discussion
Thu Jul 18, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1270
Discussion
Thu Jul 25, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1270
Discussion
Thu Aug 1, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1270
Discussion
Thu Aug 8, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1270
Discussion
Thu Aug 15, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1270
Discussion
Thu Aug 22, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1270
Discussion
Thu Aug 29, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1270
Discussion
Thu Sep 5, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1270

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