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SCRIPT X 461.1E
Learn how screenwriters can adapt literary work into scripts in this two-part series.
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.
Format: Classroom
SCRIPT X 423.3
Take your previously written half-hour scripts and maximize their potential in this advanced workshop focusing on story development.
Format: Remote Instruction
SCRIPT X 423.4
Improve your complete pilot script and prepare yourself to get it in front of readers in this course for advanced writers.
Format: Remote Instruction
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.
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 726.8
Learn how your characters’ journeys form the backbone of your story.
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.
Format: Online
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: 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 451.1
Choose and develop your best story ideas as you incorporate classic story principles to craft a powerful, memorable script.
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.
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.
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 469.7E
Learn the professional skills you need to survive in an industry where your creative skills and vision are as important as your ability to navigate the business.
SCRIPT 726.9
Upgrade your professional screenwriting skills in this practical course covering the basics, tips, and tricks of successful formatting.
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 412.5
Polish your screenplay draft by incorporating powerful cinematic elements and reviewing your story structure in advanced course.
Format: Remote Instruction
SCRIPT X 430.1
Develop your narrative podcast idea into a treatment and pilot episode you can use to pitch your series.
Format: Online
SCRIPT X 430.2
Continue developing your original podcast pilot and series in this second course in the sequence.
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.
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 423.8
Take the final steps to prepare your pilot script for the marketplace in this collaborative advanced workshop.
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
Explore the history of televised storytelling by watching and breaking current shows, developing knowledge to help you craft your own innovative series
Format: Remote Instruction
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.
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
SCRIPT X 426.2
Dive into pilot writing with this course exploring the balance between the business and creative sides of TV series development.
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 X 442.1
Learn to write interactive stories and branching narratives that bring our favorite video games to life.
Format: Online
SCRIPT X 441.1
Learn the basics of writing for video games in this course covering foundation ideas in narrative design and collaboration.
Format: Online
SCRIPT 726.4
Get the inside scoop on landing one of these coveted fellowship awards that help writers break into the TV writing business.
Format: Remote Instruction
SCRIPT X 415.11
Enhance the scenes in your scripts by focusing on character motivation and how the scene advances the character arc.
SCRIPT X 463.4E
Craft powerful dramatic and comedic moments by employing techniques of monologue, offering characters the chance to make unforgettable statements within your story.
Format: Remote Instruction
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 462.3E
Learn to develop a scripted TV series in the era of streaming services in this course designed to help jumpstart your original concept.
SCRIPT X 463.5E
Develop a first draft of a short film script in this course perfect for anyone new to writing this format.
SCRIPT X 415.8
Learn to write to the budget while maximizing your creativity in this course that helps writers learn adaptability and innovation.
Format: Remote Instruction
SCRIPT X 427.1
Turn your concept into a viable webseries in this course covering all the basics for beginners.
Format: Online
SCRIPT X 427.2
Learn to work in a writer’s room developing episodes for a series in this continuation of our web series workshop sequence.
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.
SCRIPT X 422.8
Continue writing your dramedy pilot script while practicing the basics of strong television writing.
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 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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