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.
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Study TV scripts by award-winning writers, and then write a spec TV script of your own.
Explore the development process of award-winning screenplays, as they transform from script to screen to Oscar winner.
As an amateur or professional writer for television, take your writing project to the next level.
Learn tools specific to writing an original pilot, whether a network procedural, a quirky web series, or an edgy comedy for cable or streaming.
If you are interested in writing for a comedy TV series, this course will take you from pitch to outline to completion of a half-hour spec script.
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.