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TV Comedy II: TV Comedy Draft

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

You have all the elements of a great TV Comedy: a great premise, clear characters, an engaging world, and a solid beat sheet. Unfortunately, the thought of actually writing the pilot fills you with dread every time you stare down at the blank screen. No problem! Jack Kukoda (Superstore, Mr. Pickles) will take you through the paces in this 8-week Online...

Saturday Dec 5th, 2:30pm - 6pm Pacific Time

  (8 sessions)
$1,140

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...

Tuesday Dec 8th, 6pm - 9pm Pacific Time

  (5 sessions)
$525

5 sessions

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TV Comedy 101: TV Writing Fundamentals Seminar

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, so not everyone will get to share their writing for feedback due to the seminar format. Do you want to write for television, but don’t know where to start? Not to worry. Veteran TV writer Steven Peros will provide the foundation you need to begin your journey into the world of writing for the small screen....

Saturday Dec 5th, 2:30pm - 5:30pm Pacific Time

Stand-Up Comedy 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

Comics say it’s the greatest high. You step into the light, take a swig of water, pick up the mic, then reduce a crowd of people to a mass of helpless laughter. Sure, the risks are great—silence, heckling, humiliation—but on a good night a stand-up feels richer than Seinfeld and Rock combined. You “kill” or “die” depending on your material....

Tuesday Jan 12th, 7pm - 10pm Eastern Time

  (10 sessions)
$434

10 sessions

Humor 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

Who doesn’t love the pleasure of literary laughter? We’re talking about essays, memoirs, articles, short stories, and novels that are humorous. It can be anything from a true story about the special hell of raising kids to a far-fetched tale of a would-be knight tilting at windmills. As Mark Twain says, “The best way to cheer yourself up is to...

Wednesday Jan 13th, 7pm - 10pm Eastern Time

  (10 sessions)
$434

10 sessions

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 Feb 20th, 1pm - 4pm Eastern Time

  (2 sessions)
$190

2 sessions

Screenwriting Level 1 Two Day Intensive

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

Movies are the modern mythology—the stories we all watch for excitement, inspiration, and entertainment. So many genres and types: drama, comedy, action/adventure, science fiction, fantasy, thriller, horror, crime, noir, epic, western, war, romantic comedy, musical. Larger than life blockbusters or down-to-earth depictions of reality. Tales told...

Saturday Mar 6th, 1pm - 4pm Eastern Time

  (2 sessions)
$190

2 sessions

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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 Jan 11th, 2pm - 5pm Eastern Time

  (10 sessions)
$434

10 sessions

Teen Screenwriting I (ages 14-18)

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 Jan 9th, 10:30am - 12:30pm Eastern Time

  (6 sessions)
$275

6 sessions

TV Drama I: TV Drama Pilot Workshop

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

Do you have a great idea for HBO’s next hit series? Let successful TV writer Ron Milbauer (Co-EP The Handmaid’s Tale, 10 pilots) help you transform your brilliant premise into a page-turning script! In this 5-week Online TV Drama Pilot Class, you’ll learn how to craft a great logline, structure a compelling story, plan a season arc that keeps...

Wednesday Dec 9th, 5:30pm - 8:30pm Pacific Time

  (5 sessions)
$525

5 sessions

TV 101: TV Writing Fundamentals Seminar

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

Do you want to write for television, but don’t know where to start? Not to worry. Veteran TV writer Steven Peros will provide the foundation you need to begin your journey into the world of writing for the small screen. Steven has sold four pilots (to MTV and NBC-Universal, among others), and wrote for one of AMC’s first scripted series, (which...

Saturday Dec 5th, 2:30pm - 5:30pm Pacific Time

Screenwriting Level 1: 10-Week Workshop

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

Movies are the modern mythology—the stories we all watch for excitement, inspiration, and entertainment. So many genres and types drama, comedy, action/adventure, science fiction, fantasy, thriller, horror, crime, noir, epic, western, war, romantic comedy, musical. Larger than life blockbusters or down-to-earth depictions of reality. Tales told with...

Sunday Jan 10th, 10am - 1pm Eastern Time

  (10 sessions)
$310

10 sessions

TV II: TV Draft Writing

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

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

You have a killer beat sheet for your TV Pilot, but when sit down to write, everything turns to mush: vague characters, huge data dumps, clunky dialogue, and scenes that go nowhere.  In this ten-week Online TV Draft Writing Workshop, you’ll get the instructor's help crafting an amazing outline and writing scenes that have a complete beginning,...

Tuesday Dec 8th, 4:30pm - 7:30pm Pacific Time

  (10 sessions)
$1,140

10 sessions

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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...

No upcoming schedules
$375

4 sessions

Sketch Writing Level One

This class is temporarily being offered remotely.

at Magnet Training Center - Virtual Learning

This class will teach you concrete skills that will help you become a better sketch comedy writer. You will learn how to develop your ideas, clarify your premise, create characters, and understand what makes a good sketch work. The class will consist of lectures, writing assignments, and focused and fun workshops each week. No experience required....

No upcoming schedules
$299

6 sessions

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