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Grammar Power in Three Hours (Ages 15 & Up)

at West Los Angeles College - Culver City Fine Arts Bldg 9000 Overland Ave, Los Angeles, California 90230

Is it ‘who or whom’, ‘She and I’ or ‘her and me’? Bad grammar makes a bad impression. If you want to succeed, you must communicate properly. Find out about the most common mistakes people make and learn to avoid them in this intensive grammar workshop. Rediscover the basics of good sentence structure and discuss principles like making subjects...

Saturday Jul 27th, 9:30am - 12:30pm

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The 90-Day Rewrite Telecourse

at L.A. Writers' Lab

This class is NOT an in-person class, but a telecourse class. You need access to a phone to dial in to the live class. The 90-Day Rewrite Tele-Course is an ongoing workshop for screenwriters, memoirists, and novelists who seek to complete their work for publication and/or production. A short interview is required prior to registration.

Monday Jul 29th, 3:30pm - 5pm

  (12 sessions)
$1,100

12 sessions

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Screenwriting III: A Master Screenwriting Workshop

at Writing Pad - Downtown 688 S Santa Fe Ave #303, Los Angeles, California 90021

You have a movie script in progress, but as you move through the acts, plot twists, and scenes, you get stuck. Have no fear. Veteran scribe Chris Reed (12 scripts sold) will help take your script to the next level in this five-week Los Angeles master screenwriting workshop.  Before the first session, you will fill out a brief survey detailing...

Wednesday Jul 31st, 7:30pm - 10:30pm

  (5 sessions)
$480

5 sessions

Your Next Big Idea: Generating TV Pilots

at Writing Pad - East Los Angeles 1132 Van Pelt Ave, Los Angeles, California 90063

Looking for the next big TV idea? In this one-day seminar format Los Angeles TV Pilot Idea Generation Clinic, veteran TV Writer Joshua Corey (ABC’s Speechless, Alex Inc.) will help you find your creative happy place & mine your life, passions and unconscious for great, multi-season high-concept TV Comedies, Dramadies or Dramas. The class...

Thursday Jul 25th, 7pm - 10pm

Poetry Writing & Reading Workshop

at Santa Monica College - Santa Monica SMC Bundy Campus 3171 S Bundy Dr, Santa Monica, California 90066

Improve your writing by reading exciting poets! If you’re a beginning reader of poetry or an already practicing poet, come discover the secrets of poetic form, metaphor, imagery, rhythm, and much more by looking deeply into the works of a wide range of poets – from Shakespeare and the classics to the best international, American, and LA poets—such...

Saturday Oct 19th, 11am - 1pm

  (6 sessions)
$99

6 sessions

Memoir Telecourse

at L.A. Writers' Lab

This class is NOT an in-person class, but a telecourse class. You need access to a phone to dial in to the live class. Write the story of your life. In this workshop, each writer develops material based on their life and reads it in class. The lab is a safe, supportive environment where each writer can explore and develop a coherent narrative for...

Wednesday Sep 4th, 3pm - 4:30pm

  (8 sessions)
$545

8 sessions

Intro to Writing for Late Night TV

at Flappers Comedy University - Burbank 118 E Magnolia Blvd, Burbank, California 91502

In this seminar/workshop, students will learn every facet of late night comedy writing, including monologue, desk pieces and remotes, with the goal of becoming technically proficient, confident and comfortable submitting material to various late night television programs. Whether it's Letterman, Leno, or Maher, students will come away with the knowledge...

Wednesday Aug 14th, 2pm - 5pm

Podcasting: Start Your Podcast

at Writing Pad - Palms 10200 Venice Blvd #203, Culver City, California 90232

Is it your dream to create the next Serial, This American Life, or Startup? If so, this is the class for you! In this five-week Los Angeles Podcasting Class, Podcasting expert Anna Scott will teach you the fundamentals of this engaging new storytelling form. Through informative craft lectures, in-class writing exercises, deconstructing successful...

Thursday Jul 25th, 7pm - 10pm

  (5 sessions)
$495

5 sessions

Writing for Late Night TV

at Flappers Comedy University - Burbank 118 E Magnolia Blvd, Burbank, California 91502

In this course students will learn basic late night comedy writing including monologue, desk pieces and remotes, with the goal of becoming technically proficient, confident and comfortable submitting material to various late night television programs. All with the emphasis of finding your unique voice as a comedy writer!

Monday Sep 9th, 7pm - 9pm

  (5 sessions)
$295

5 sessions

The Sitcom Writers' Room: Six Weeks to Script

at Flappers Comedy University - Burbank 118 E Magnolia Blvd, Burbank, California 91502

It's one of the dream jobs of many comedians: working in a real writers' room on the staff of a hit TV sitcom. But how do you get that job? What is it like? And most importantly... can I really do it? In this intense six-week course, students will begin to craft their very own sitcom script in a classroom experience designed to mimic working in an...

Wednesday Aug 21st, 7pm - 10pm

  (6 sessions)
$295

6 sessions

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TV Pilot and New Series Workshop

at On the Page - Studio City 12412 Ventura Blvd Suite #3
, Studio City, California 91604

Break story on your pilot and construct your new series in this day-long intensive. Spend the day constructing your series and creating your pilot with Pilar Alessandra. Then learn about the business of writing (selling, staffing, representation) with special guest speaker Carole Kirschner. In this class you will: Identify the tone and scope of...

Sunday Oct 20th, 10am - 5pm

Writing the First Draft

at On the Page - Studio City 12412 Ventura Blvd Suite #3
, Studio City, California 91604

Brainstorming the story you want to tell. Outlining without writing a novel. Getting your story out of your head and on the page quickly, efficiently, and creatively. That's what we do in this class. And, we do it in 6 weeks. Week 1: Idea Brainstorming Week 2: Story Outlining Week 3: Scene Crafting Week 4: Page Formatting Week 5:...

Saturday Sep 7th, 1pm - 4pm

  (6 sessions)
$450

6 sessions

Developing Your Sitcom Pilot

at Flappers Comedy University - Burbank 118 E Magnolia Blvd, Burbank, California 91502

Do you dream of making the leap from comedy club stage to household television screen? Do you have the perfect idea for your own sitcom, but just don't know how to put it all together on the page? In this intense three-hour workshop, you'll learn about the basics of sitcom structure, and begin to get an understanding of how to develop and outline...

Monday Aug 12th, 7pm - 10pm

The 90-Day Screenplay Telecourse

at L.A. Writers' Lab

This class is NOT an in-person class, but a telecourse class. You need access to a phone to dial in to the live class. The 90-Day Screenplay is an intensive workshop designed to guide the screenwriter from initial idea, through first-draft, and finally to the completion of a polished screenplay. This workshop is available to screenwriters at all levels....

Wednesday Sep 18th, 12pm - 1:30pm

  (13 sessions)
$545

13 sessions

4-Day Outline Your Story Telecourse

at L.A. Writers' Lab

This class is NOT an in-person class, but a telecourse class. You need access to a phone to dial in to the live class. The challenge in outlining a novel or screenplay lies in marrying the wildness of your imagination to the rigor of story structure. There is no formula to creating an outline, but there is craft involved. In this four-day intensive...

Monday Sep 9th, 10am - 11:30am

  (4 sessions)
$245

4 sessions

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