Writing the One-Hour Pilot I
Develop the world, characters, tone, and story engine for an original TV series before developing an outline and your script's first act.
About this course:Anyone who wants to work as a professional television writer has to be able to submit top-notch original material to agents and showrunners. In this fast-paced course, you take your idea for a one-hour TV series and turn it into an outline, write intensively, and get feedback from the instructor and fellow participants every week. Throughout this process, you learn how to envision the world of your show, create characters and conflict, build a storytelling engine, and nail down your show's structure, tone, story, and act breaks. By the end of course, you have strong act breaks, a full beat outline, and a critique of the first 10 pages of your original one-hour pilot script.
It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for Writing the One-Hour Pilot I.
Fall 2019 Schedule
These courses are fully online, and there are no in-person classroom meetings.
These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.
No meeting Nov. 30.
Enrollment limited to 15 students.