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 Certificate in Storytelling: Narrative Tools and Applications.
Learn how to adapt novels and short stories into dynamic scripts for the screen, translating fictional prose into visual drama.
The collaborative workshop encourages students with prior TV writing or screenwriting experience to write or rewrite a script for television.
This complete course in screenwriting teaches you the tools of the trade and gets you writing from the first day.
Each week, watch and discuss selections from acclaimed movie and TV writers, and then complete scriptwriting exercises inspired by what you saw.
Study TV scripts by award-winning writers, and then write a spec TV script of your own.
This intensive writing course takes you from story idea to first draft of a feature-length screenplay in eight weeks.
Learn all you need to fully develop and professionally present your idea for a continuing or limited series for cable, network, or the web.
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.