Film and TV Writing
- Develops Skills for Film and TV Screenwriting
- Provides Tips on Selling Your Work
- Explores Job Opportunities in the Field
These courses provide you with the specialized skills needed to write a screenplay or a pilot for a film or television series. Through hands-on exercises you will gain an understanding of how the written word is translated to the screen, while becoming familiar with structure, characterization, dialogue, and scene-writing techniques. In addition, you will learn about the business aspects of the field—how to sell your writing and get your screenplay or script produced.
Learn more about the Diploma in Writing for Television.
Gain insights into the world of television writing by experiencing how actors, producers, and directors work.
The collaborative workshop encourages students with prior TV writing or screenwriting experience to write or rewrite a script for television.
Learn the basics of dramatic writing for film and TV, with an emphasis on character-driven stories generally found in independent cinema and TV.
Learn how to write effective film and television reviews and how to market them.
Each week, watch and discuss a Coen brothers’ film, and then complete a screenwriting exercise inspired by what you saw.
Learn how the services provided by managers, agents, and lawyers differ and how these keys figures can help to launch your film or TV writing career.
This complete course in screenwriting teaches you the tools of the trade and gets you writing from the first day.
Read screenplays that have appeared on The Black List, an annual ranking of the best scripts that have not yet been made into feature films.
This intensive writing course takes you from story idea to first draft of a feature-length screenplay in eight weeks.