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TV Drama Writing

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Jacob Krueger Studio - Virtual Classroom

Join writers from all over the world and your teacher, Pulitzer Prize nominated author, TV writer, screenwriter, professor, and former HBO executive, Stephen Molton, for this unique Television Drama Weekend Intensive Workshop. Get ready to dive deep into the structure of of the pilot and learn what makes a drama pilot sell. Collaborate live through...

Wednesday Jul 15th, 7pm - 10pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$375

4 sessions

Screenwriting 101

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Writing Pad - Online Online Classroom via Zoom, Los Angeles, California 00000

Note: This is primarily a lecture class. There will be no feedback on student work. Do you want to write movies, but don’t know where to start? Not to worry. Veteran Screenwriter Chris Reed will provide the foundation you need to begin your journey into the world of writing for the silver screen. He’s written for all the big boys, Disney, Fox,...

Saturday Jul 18th, 10:30am - 1:30pm Pacific Time

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TV Comedy Writing - Level 1

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Jacob Krueger Studio - Virtual Classroom

This is the only class of its kind—run like a real writer’s room on a 30 minute TV comedy series, taught by a professional showrunner with over 25 years of industry experience—and featuring the work of a community of talented student writers. Working with your classmates, and under the showrunning mentorship of Jerry Perzigian, you’ll develop...

Wednesday Aug 5th, 7pm - 10pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$375

4 sessions

Screenwriting II: Writing a Feature

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at The Barrow Group Acting School - Virtual Classroom

For those who have already taken Screenwriting I, workshop guides students through the process of creating a feature film script. By analyzing and breaking down various successful feature film scripts, students will learn the three-act structure and how to create a successful, fully-fleshed out protagonist and antagonist. Students will then be guided...

Sunday Jul 12th, 2:30pm - 5:30pm Eastern Time

  (8 sessions)
$425

8 sessions

Write Your Screenplay

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Jacob Krueger Studio - Virtual Classroom

Award Winning Screenwriter Jacob Krueger Will Forever Change The Way You View Screenwriting. Rather than imposing formulaic models from the outside, we teach you how to organically “grow” your script, from initial idea, to character, to scene, to act, to the movie you’ve always dreamed of writing. Jump Start Your Writing. Whether you’re...

Monday Aug 10th, 7pm - 10pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$375

4 sessions

Film Screenplay: Writing for Screen

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Bronx Community College - Virtual Classroom

This is an introductory class on screenwriting. This writing course helps develop the student story idea into a screenplay draft. By using accelerated screenwriting techniques students will learn the fundamentals of writing for film. The screenwriting course will be taught by award-winning filmmaker Pedro Resto. The focus of the course is to help...

Tuesday Jul 28th, 6pm - 9pm Eastern Time

  (15 sessions)
$200

15 sessions

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TV Writing Level 1: Two Day Intensive

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Gotham Writers' Workshop - Online Zoom Conference, New York, New York 00000

The best TV shows are addictive, beckoning us to bring the characters into our homes or onto our devices, episode after episode. The people might be cops, thugs, monsters, geeks, doctors, lawyers, fixers, or just ordinary people with everyday problems. The format might be network, streaming, or a web series. As long as it hooks us. Each TV show...

Saturday Jul 25th, 1pm - 4pm Eastern Time

  (2 sessions)
$190

2 sessions

Screenwriting I: Intro to Screenwriting

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Writing Pad - Online Online Classroom via Zoom, Los Angeles, California 00000

You dream of writing a killer script that launches you to the top of “The Black List” and gets you a seven figure deal. Veteran screenwriter Chris Reed (12 scripts sold) can help. He’s written for all the big boys, Disney, Fox, Sony, and Nickelodeon and even created the a screenplay “Jaguar” that would eventually become “The Lion King”...

Saturday Jul 18th, 10:30am - 1:30pm Pacific Time

  (5 sessions)
$480

5 sessions

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Weekend Workshop: Playwriting Jumpstart

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at The Barrow Group Acting School - Virtual Classroom

For playwrights, actors, directors, designers and anyone interested in exploring the creative process and broadening their skills in storytelling. Whether you are new to playwriting or in the middle of a project, you already possess, deep inside you, everything you need to jumpstart your art and bring forth your unique voice. For theatre artists and...

Saturday Jul 18th, 10am - 4pm Eastern Time

TV Drama Writing Weekend Intensive

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Jacob Krueger Studio - Virtual Classroom

Join writers from all over the world and your teacher, Pulitzer Prize nominated author, TV writer, screenwriter, professor, and former HBO executive, Stephen Molton, for this unique Television Drama Weekend Intensive Workshop. Get ready to dive deep into the structure of of the pilot and learn what makes a drama pilot sell. Collaborate live through...

Saturday Sep 19th, 11am - 5pm Eastern Time

  (2 sessions)
$375

2 sessions

Voice and Shakespeare Workshop

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Linklater Center - Virtual Classroom

The goal of this workshop is to expand the actor’s vocal, physical, emotional and imaginative responsiveness to language through the Linklater voice work and to apply it to the delights and demands of Shakespeare’s text.  After warming up the voice and body’s ability to release tension, open resonance, wake up range for a variety of expression...

Saturday Dec 5th, 12pm - 5pm Eastern Time

  (2 sessions)
$220

2 sessions

TV Writing Level 1: 10-Week Workshop

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Gotham Writers' Workshop - Online Zoom Conference, New York, New York 00000

The best TV shows are addictive, beckoning us to bring the characters into our homes or onto our devices, episode after episode. The people might be cops, thugs, monsters, geeks, doctors, lawyers, fixers, or just ordinary people with everyday problems. The format might be network, streaming, or a web series. As long as it hooks us. Each TV show is...

Monday Jul 13th, 7pm - 10pm Eastern Time

  (10 sessions)
$434

10 sessions

Screenwriting for Teens (ages 14-17)

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at The Barrow Group Acting School - Virtual Classroom

The filmmaking process, whether for film, television, or online content, begins with writing a screenplay. In this online class, students will be introduced to the fundamental elements of screenwriting, including story structure, screenplay format, character creation, dialogue, and action writing. Through writing exercises, storytelling games and...

Saturday Aug 8th, 10:30am - 12:30pm Eastern Time

  (4 sessions)
$175

4 sessions

Sketch Level I: Intro to Sketch

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at The Miles Stroth Workshop - Virtual Classroom

This workshop is geared toward all levels of experience. Hundreds have participated in Eric’s Workshop, ranging from people who have never written a scene in their lives, to well-known comedians, professional screenwriters, and TV Producers.  It’s geared toward beginners and the experienced. If you’ve taken sketch writing before, you’ll...

Thursday Aug 6th, 7pm - 10pm Pacific Time

  (8 sessions)
$320

8 sessions

TV I: TV Comedy Pilot Writing Workshop

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Writing Pad - Online Online Classroom via Zoom, Los Angeles, California 00000

Do you have a hysterical idea for next season’s hit breakout comedy? Then this five-week TV Comedy Pilot Writing Workshop in Los Angeles is for you. Let your instructor share secrets for developing the DNA of your show, finding the funny, developing characters that bring us back, season after season. Through lively craft lectures and the instructor's...

Saturday Jul 25th, 10:30am - 1:30pm Pacific Time

  (5 sessions)
$563

5 sessions

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