Spend Saturday mornings in New York City learning the art and craft behind the hottest and fastest-growing area of dramatic storytelling—writing for television. From Stranger Things, The Handmaid’s Tale, Atlanta, and Rick & Morty, television writing is more popular than ever, with a continuously widening array of critically acclaimed shows and styles now appearing on networks, cable channels, and web-streaming sites. In this hands-on workshop, learn scriptwriting techniques and treatment skills specific to the television industry. Focus on creating interesting stories with great characters that will have viewers binge-watching your show. Gain an understanding of the fundamentals of dramatic writing that include premise, setting, characters, story idea, and narrative arc. By the end of this course, have a refined idea for a new series and completed first pages of a pilot script.
- High school students in grades 9–12
- High school students interested in a career in creating and writing a television series
You'll Walk Away With
- A polished idea for an original series and 10 pages of a pilot script
- An understanding of the fundamentals of dramatic writing, including premise, setting, characters, story idea, and narrative arc
DateNov 11 - Dec 9
- Nov 11 - Dec 9
- 9:00AM - 12:00PM
- Instructor Led
All courses are $850.
Please note: No financial aid, scholarships, or discounts are available for Weekend Workshops.
Application Now Open!
Application Deadline for Fall Courses:
Rolling Admission - Courses are filled on a first come, first serve basis
Final Application Deadline for Fall Courses:
October 27, 2023
November 11, 2023 - December 9, 2023
(No class Nov. 25)