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SCRIPT X 461.2E
Turn an existing story into a compelling script in the continuation of a two-part series on adaptation for film and television.
FILM TV X 433.59
Bring the world of a book or series to life as you refine a show concept, develop characters, and craft a short pitch to sell your idea.
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 412.4
This advanced rewriting workshop is for writers who want to take an already good script and make it great. Through the process of analyzing and rewriting your script, you develop a "rewriting…
Format: Remote Instruction
SCRIPT X 423.5
Learn how successful showrunners manage their series in this practical course taking you behind the scenes of today’s TV landscape.
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.
Format: Remote Instruction
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
SCRIPT X 464.9E
Learn to create characters audiences will love and remember in this workshop for beginning and intermediate film and TV writers.
SCRIPT X 463.1E
The writing of powerfully constructed scenes featuring compelling characters is the key to any screenplay or dramatic teleplay's success. This intensive workshop gets you writing and rewriting…
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: Remote Instruction | 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.
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…
SCRIPT X 422.2N
Complete a draft of your half-hour pilot script in this intensive workshop.
Format: Remote Instruction
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.
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 412.1
Take a finished screenplay draft to the next level in this workshop for advanced students seeking input to polish their project and send it out into the world.
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.
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 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.
Format: Remote Instruction
SCRIPT X 464.12E
How many times have you seen a disappointing remake or rip-off of a great film or TV show and wondered, what went wrong? Why, in telling the same tale, did some writing choices work so well, while…
SCRIPT X 427.1
Get an overview of opportunities to write and publish nonfiction in this course designed for beginners new to the genre.
SCRIPT X 426.3
Develop a powerful pitch that effectively sums up your characters’ lives and their unique world in this professional development course for TV writers.
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.
Format: Remote Instruction
SCRIPT X 469.5E
Get an overview of the work of script doctors, complete with hands-on opportunities to improve scripts in progress.
SCRIPT 726.2
Learn how to distill your feature-length screenplay into a punchy, provocative one-liner for pitches, competitions, and other professional contexts.
Format: Remote Instruction
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 726.4
Get the inside scoop on landing one of these coveted fellowship awards that help writers break into the TV writing business.
SCRIPT 726.3
Ensure your script’s characters rise above tropes and stereotypes by introducing them with thoughtful, meaningful details.
Format: Remote Instruction
SCRIPT X 469.6E
Practice writing pitches, treatments, and scripts based on vague executive ideas in this practical workshop for aspiring professional screenwriters.
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 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 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…
Format: Remote Instruction
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
SCRIPT X 422.6
Turn your TV pilot outline into a complete script with a vivid storyworld with complex characters.
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