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SCRIPT 791.9
Get tips and advice directly from experienced TV writers on how to pitch yourself and your work.
Next Start Date: TBA
SCRIPT 726.17
Get an overview of the process to adapt existing intellectual property (IP) for film and television.
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: September 14, 2024
SCRIPT X 423.2
For advanced writers, this course teaches you to craft a series-ready one hour pilot with vivid characters in a fully realized story world.
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: TBA
SCRIPT X 412.4
Get a guided approach to rewriting your completed script as you assess your draft and identify areas to strengthen and celebrate.
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: TBA
SCRIPT X 423.7
Craft a polished pitch deck or show bible to help you sell your original pilot.
Format: Online
Next Start Date: October 9, 2024
SCRIPT X 423.9
In this fast-paced workshop, you take a pilot from concept to script as you learn about the television industry from guest speakers.
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: October 3, 2024
SCRIPT X 412.3
Get individualized feedback on your script in progress in this workshop for advanced screenwriting students.
Format: Online
Next Start Date: October 9, 2024
SCRIPT 726.13
Learn what goes into a successful TV pilot.
Format: In Person
Next Start Date: September 7, 2024
SCRIPT X 421.5
Learn what goes into a successful TV pilot as you develop your original idea into a concise pitch document.
Format: In Person
Next Start Date: October 2, 2024
SCRIPT X 464.2E
Employ powerful acting techniques to help you develop and refine characters from your projects.
Format: In Person | Live Online
Next Start Date: October 1, 2024
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: Live Online
Next Start Date: October 4, 2024
SCRIPT X 415.11
Enhance the scenes in your scripts by focusing on character motivation and how the scene advances the character arc.
Format: Online
Next Start Date: October 9, 2024
SCRIPT X 471.1
Get a comprehensive introduction to the craft of writing and creating comics, regardless of your drawing abilities and prior experience.
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: October 5, 2024
SCRIPT X 465.6E
Learn how a defined thematic argument is at the heart of every powerful story, and how you can enhance it in your own script.           
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: August 4, 2024
SCRIPT X 464.9E
Learn to create characters audiences will love and remember in this workshop for beginning and intermediate film and TV writers.
Format: Online
Next Start Date: TBA
SCRIPT X 442.1
Learn to write interactive stories and branching narratives that bring our favorite video games to life.
Format: In Person | Live Online
Next Start Date: September 30, 2024
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: Online | In Person | Live Online
Next Start Date: July 17, 2024 (May still be accepting enrollments)
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: Online | Live Online | In Person
Next Start Date: July 10, 2024 (May still be accepting enrollments)
SCRIPT X 410.3
Tackle writing a significant portion of Act II and learn powerful creative techniques in our third course in the screenwriting sequence.
Format: Live Online | Online | In Person
Next Start Date: September 30, 2024
SCRIPT X 410.4
Finish your feature film script and learn revision tactics in our fourth and final basic screenwriting course.
Format: Online | In Person | Live Online
Next Start Date: July 13, 2024 (May still be accepting enrollments)
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
Next Start Date: October 2, 2024
SCRIPT X 411.2
This course helps experienced screenwriters complete their new script in a collaborative environment.
Format: Live Online | Online
Next Start Date: July 17, 2024 (May still be accepting enrollments)
SCRIPT X 411.3
Writers who have completed at least two feature-length screenplays engage in analysis and revision in this rewriting workshop.
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: October 3, 2024
SCRIPT X 413
Complete a Feature Film Certificate as you take a script from concept to completion, with weeks devoted to professional development and revision practices.
Next Start Date: TBA
SCRIPT X 409
Learn the basics of screenwriting for feature films in this exercise-based workshop for absolute beginners.
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: July 22, 2024
SCRIPT X 469.10E
Get practical, professional training in using Final Draft software for use as a script coordinator or writer's assistant
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: TBA
SCRIPT X 464.3E
Position yourself for success by learning and incorporating professional script formatting into your work.
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: October 27, 2024
SCRIPT X 451.1
Choose and develop your best story ideas as you incorporate classic story principles to craft a powerful, memorable script.
Format: In Person
Next Start Date: September 28, 2024
SCRIPT X 463.6E
Get insight into how to get your script noticed in screenwriting competitions to push your career forward.
Format: Online
Next Start Date: TBA
SCRIPT X 401
Craft and tinker with your story from a high-level point of view in this workshop teaching you the basics of screen story for beginners.
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: August 21, 2024
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: In Person | Live Online
Next Start Date: September 28, 2024
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: In Person | Live Online
Next Start Date: September 28, 2024
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 teaser pages of your script.
Format: In Person | Online | Live Online
Next Start Date: TBA
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: In Person | Live Online | Online
Next Start Date: July 16, 2024 (May still be accepting enrollments)
SCRIPT X 422.9
Improve your existing script draft until it's a story that demands the reader's attention and gets you noticed
Format: Online
Next Start Date: October 2, 2024
SCRIPT X 426.6
Participate in a simulation of a real, professional writers room in this course in which you work collaboatively with instructor and peers to craft an original drama.
Format: In Person
Next Start Date: September 24, 2024
SCRIPT X 451.2
Ensure your story follows real world protocols and practices in this course dedicated to enhancing the realism and believability of your story.
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: July 17, 2024 (May still be accepting enrollments)
SCRIPT X 464.11E
Learn how masterful screenwriters put realistic words into their characters’ mouths in this course dedicated to the art and craft of dialogue.
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: TBA
SCRIPT X 400
Get a crash course on various aspects of writing for silver screens, TV screens, web video, audio podcasts, and/or comics in this high-level overview of what each genre offers writers.
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: July 31, 2024
SCRIPT X 428.1
Learn the fine art of writing comedy sketches and late night talk show bits 
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: October 5, 2024
SCRIPT X 465.2E
Use prompts and exercises to spend time with your characters outside the world of your story, learning more about their voices and reactions in various situations.
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: October 17, 2024
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: In Person | Online | Live Online
Next Start Date: September 28, 2024
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: In Person | Online
Next Start Date: TBA
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: In Person | Live Online
Next Start Date: July 18, 2024 (May still be accepting enrollments)
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: In Person | Live Online
Next Start Date: October 2, 2024
SCRIPT X 422.10
Improve your existing script draft until it's a story that demands the reader's attention and gets you noticed
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: October 2, 2024
SCRIPT X 422.11
Learn basic rewriting skills as you review your initial draft for opportunities to expand, deepen, and enrich your TV script.
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: TBA
SCRIPT 726.19
Learn to summarize your TV pilot in a succinct and tantalizing way that will appeal to studio decision makers.    
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: November 5, 2024
SCRIPT 769.4
Learn how the pros pitch to industry decision makers in this workshop for budding screenwriters.
Next Start Date: TBA
SCRIPT 726.14
Learn professional proofreading techniques and notations in this interactive seminar demonstrating how to ensure your script says what it needs to say in the best way possible.
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: November 7, 2024
SCRIPT X 415.10
Build powerful stories by placing character relationships at the center for your script.
Format: In Person
Next Start Date: October 2, 2024
SCRIPT X 423.10
Rewrite your television pilot script with a showrunner's production perspective in this intensive workshop for advanced students.
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: TBA
SCRIPT X 463.3E
Learn the techniques of character-driven storytelling using theatrical methods in this workshop, focusing on the most in-demand skills for today's feature and TV writers.
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: October 5, 2024
SCRIPT 700
Join a critique-free group to keep you on track to reach your writing goals while learning new tools and best practices for getting words on the page.    
Format: Online
Next Start Date: October 2, 2024
SCRIPT X 433
Create an original project or adapt from your own scripts in this course helping you bring your stories to scripted audio environments.
Format: Online
Next Start Date: TBA
SCRIPT X 425.5
Explore the history of televised storytelling by watching and breaking current shows, developing knowledge to help you craft your own innovative series
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: TBA
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: Live Online
Next Start Date: December 7, 2024
SCRIPT X 469.1E
Get insider tips on how to identify the best managers and agents who can take your career to the next level.
Format: Online
Next Start Date: October 9, 2024
SCRIPT X 426.5
Learn best practices for launching your screenwriting career with advice from this panel of industry experts.
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: October 30, 2024
SCRIPT X 463.9E
Harness the promise of your ideas by learning to wrangle them into linked digital notes, giving you a series of starting points for new projects.
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: TBA
SCRIPT X 424
Complete a Television Certificate as you develop a spec of an existing series and original pilot, with weeks devoted to professional development and revision practices.
Next Start Date: TBA
SCRIPT X 420.1
Learn the basics of writing for television in this exercise-based workshop for absolute beginners.
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: July 23, 2024
SCRIPT 726.20
Dive into the history of television by and for Black audiences to empower the future of Black voices and stories.
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: November 16, 2024
SCRIPT X 465.3E
Take a deep dive into the global approach to horror narratives in this generative workshop for screenwriters.
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: TBA
SCRIPT X 464.5E
Create dynamic, richly drawn characters audiences will love in this practical workshop for writers looking for an edge.
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: TBA
SCRIPT 726.18
Identify what makes acclaimed feature films so powerful and compelling in this lecture on award-winning films.    
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: October 20, 2024
SCRIPT X 462.1E
Get an overview of the entire animation script writing process from concept to completion.
Format: In Person
Next Start Date: October 3, 2024
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
Next Start Date: October 2, 2024
SCRIPT X 465.4E
Learn the ropes of creating your own YouTube channel and creating must-see content that will help you build an audience.
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: October 23, 2024
SCRIPT X 465.5E
Enhance your existing script in this course focused on imbuing your story with elements that inspire a director's passion.
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: TBA
SCRIPT X 463.8E
Develop a half-hour animated pilot while learning the ins and outs of this unique genre of television.
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: October 1, 2024
SCRIPT X 415.13
Learn to write a powerful biographical film (a "biopic") in this case ideal for writers with some understanding of feature film structure.    
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: TBA
SCRIPT X 465.7E
Learn what makes a good adaptation for film or television as well as creative and practical methods for this unique and specific undertaking.    
Format: Live Online
Next Start Date: October 3, 2024
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