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SCRIPT X 461.1E
Learn how screenwriters can adapt literary work into scripts in this two-part series.
Format: Remote Instruction
SCRIPT X 423.6
Get under the hood of your pilot and fix what isn't working in this advanced TV script writing class.
Format: Remote Instruction
SCRIPT X 412.3
Get individualized feedback on your script in progress in this workshop for advanced screenwriting students.
Format: Online
SCRIPT 726.7
Take a deep dive into one of TV’s most critically acclaimed hits to unpack what makes it a well-written and powerful example of contemporary television.
Format: Remote Instruction
SCRIPT X 421.1
Learn how to construct a story and write a script outline for an existing half-hour series in this introductory TV writing course.
Format: Remote Instruction | Online
SCRIPT X 421.2
Go from outline to the first draft script of a half-hour series, mirroring the professional TV writer's room environment.
Format: Remote Instruction | Online
SCRIPT X 421.3
Learn how to construct a story and write a script outline for an existing one-hour series in this introductory TV writing course.
Format: Remote Instruction | Online
SCRIPT X 421.4
Go from outline to the first draft script of a one-hour series, mirroring the professional TV writer's room environment.
Format: Remote Instruction | Online
SCRIPT 726.5
Learn how writers survive writer’s block, procrastination, and rejection in this course covering brain science, creativity, and resilience.
SCRIPT X 464.10E
Turn your story’s setting into a vibrant world that leaps off the page and becomes a signature aspect of your work.
Format: Remote Instruction
SCRIPT 726.8
How can strong character arcs shape your story? In this workshop, we’ll discuss how your characters’ transitions, setbacks, and overall growth can make your story dynamic and keep the…
SCRIPT X 415.4
Take a deep dive into putting the best words into your characters’ mouths in this exercise and workshop-based course teaching you to put your best voice forward.
Format: Online | Remote Instruction
SCRIPT X 413
Take a script from concept to completion in this intensive workshop for just 8 students.
Format: Hybrid
SCRIPT X 411.2
This course helps experienced screenwriters complete their new script in a collaborative environment.
Format: Remote Instruction | Online
SCRIPT X 411.1
This course puts experienced screenwriters on track to complete a new script in a supportive community of like-minded writers.
Format: Online
SCRIPT 791.1
Carole Kirschner (WGA, CBS) moderates this panel of past mentees, all of whom now work in television, to learn how they prepared themselves for success and seized the opportunity when it arrived.
Format: Remote Instruction
SCRIPT X 451.1
Choose and develop your best story ideas as you incorporate classic story principles to craft a powerful, memorable script.
Format: Remote Instruction
SCRIPT X 422.1N
TV execs and showrunners want to read original pilots that demonstrate your unique voice and sensibilities. This course shows you how to take your original idea and develop a strong story rife with…
Format: Remote Instruction
SCRIPT X 422.2N
Complete a draft of your half-hour pilot script in this intensive workshop.
Format: Remote Instruction
SCRIPT X 424.1
Take an original half-hour pilot from concept to completion in this intensive, small-group workshop for advanced writers.
Format: Hybrid
SCRIPT X 421.1N
Develop story documents and an outline for a script for an existing half-hour TV series in this intensive two-weekend workshop.
SCRIPT X 421.2N
Take your half-hour spec episode outline to full script in this intensive two-weekend course.
SCRIPT X 465.1E
While there are many ideas of what inclusion means in film and television, one thing is clear--the urgency for diverse voices and stories are on the forefront of entertainment. With hits like Black…
Format: Remote Instruction
SCRIPT X 400
Get a crash course on various aspects of writing for silver screens, TV screens, web video, and audio podcasts in this high-level overview of what each genre offers writers.
Format: Remote Instruction
SCRIPT X 415.10
Build powerful stories by placing character relationships at the center for your script.
Format: Remote Instruction
SCRIPT X 430.1
The podcasting boom has created a slate of new opportunities for writers, journalists and producers to create and host their own show. This course is designed to get you started. We'll focus on…
SCRIPT X 422.3N
Develop story documents, an outline, and the first 10 pages for an original one-hour TV series in this intensive two-weekend workshop.
Format: Remote Instruction
SCRIPT X 422.4N
Take your pilot script across the finish line in this supportive class that helps you polish a draft and teaches you ways to start your career.
Format: Remote Instruction
SCRIPT X 424.2
Take an original one-hour pilot from concept to completion in this intensive, small-group workshop for advanced writers.
Format: Hybrid
SCRIPT X 421.3N
Develop story documents and an outline for a script for an existing one-hour TV series in this intensive two-weekend workshop.
SCRIPT X 421.4N
Turn your existing one-hour script outline into a script draft as you learn about the television industry from guest speakers in this fast-paced, intensive workshop.
SCRIPT X 427.1
Turn your concept into a viable webseries in this course covering all the basics for beginners.
Format: Online
SCRIPT X 463.3E
Learn the techniques of character-driven storytelling in this workshop focusing on the most in-demand skills for today's TV writers.
SCRIPT X 469.5E
Get an overview of the work of script doctors, complete with hands-on opportunities to improve scripts in progress.
Format: Online
SCRIPT X 425.5
Television storytelling is undergoing significant shifts in the early 21st century, but the basics of structuring satisfying narratives are rooted in human psychology, and are timeless. This vigorous…
SCRIPT 726.1
Hear directly from successful TV writers and creators in this course that demystifies the industry and how to break in and stay in.
Format: Remote Instruction
SCRIPT 726.2
Learn how to distill your feature-length screenplay into a punchy, provocative one-liner for pitches, competitions, and other professional contexts.
SCRIPT X 464.5E
Create dynamic, richly drawn characters audiences will love in this practical workshop for writers looking for an edge.
Format: Remote Instruction
SCRIPT X 442.1
Writing for games requires an understanding of structure that goes beyond linear storytelling. From the early days of tabletop gaming to more recent hits like Mass Effect and Fallout, writers are…
SCRIPT 726.6
Learn how screenwriters write for maximum impact by analyzing powerful scenes from movies, taking them apart, and learning what makes them tick.
Format: Remote Instruction
SCRIPT X 463.4E
A great monologue can be the most memorable moment in a film, play or novel. A wonderfully written speech can bring an audience to their feet or to their knees. What makes a good monologue? That is…
SCRIPT X 416.3E
Learn how studios review and approve screenplays as you get hands-on experience in the critical art of writing coverage on scripts.
Format: Online
SCRIPT X 415.8
The film market is changing faster every day. Audiences have become hungrier for a wider variety of stories and voices. As economic trends in the film industry shift and change, savvy writers can…
SCRIPT X 469.6E
Practice writing pitches, treatments, and scripts based on vague executive ideas in this practical workshop for aspiring professional screenwriters.
Format: Remote Instruction
SCRIPT X 422.7
Discover what makes the dramedy more than the sum of its parts in this workshop where you articulate your series idea and outline your pilot.
Format: Online
SCRIPT X 422.8
Continuing the exploration of what's possible in the dramedy format, which emphasizes the full range of human emotions, deep character development, distinctive narratives, and experimentation…
SCRIPT X 410.1
Learn how to write a screenplay by developing a compelling story and tackling a feature film script outline in this first course of a four-course sequence.
Format: Remote Instruction | Online
SCRIPT X 410.2
Building on your outline from the first course in the feature film sequence, continue to learn how to write a screenplay by completing the first act of your film script.
Format: Remote Instruction | Online
SCRIPT X 410.3
Tackle writing up the next 45 pages of your script and learn powerful creative techniques in our third course in the screenwriting sequence.
Format: Remote Instruction | Online
SCRIPT X 410.4
Finish your feature film script and learn revision tactics in our fourth and final basic screenwriting course.
Format: Remote Instruction | Online
SCRIPT X 410.1N
In this intensive workshop, you write a solid outline of your feature film screenplay. You begin by refining your story idea and outline as needed, all the while focusing on craft elements of story…
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.
Format: Remote Instruction | Online
SCRIPT X 422.2
Finish your half-hour pilot script as you rework, refine, and revise your progress made until you reach the end.
Format: Remote Instruction | Online
SCRIPT X 422.3
Develop the world, characters, tone, and story engine for an original TV series before developing an outline and your script's first act.
Format: Remote Instruction | Online
SCRIPT X 422.4
Carry your pilot script across the finish line in this workshop focused on helping you fix story problems, maximize drama, and write to the end.
Format: Remote Instruction | Online
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