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How much can you learn in one day? Plenty. As you will discover in one of our One-Day Intensives in New York City.The One-Day Intensives are seven-hour crash courses. You are immersed in a topic through a mixture of brief lectures that hit the high-points and writing exercises that let you immediately try your hand at what you’ve just learned.The...

$150
Sa.   May 16th, 11am
All levels
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Saturday May 16 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
Friday June 19 10am - 5pm 1 Session $150
Saturday June 20 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
Sunday August 9 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
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Jacob Krueger Studio's flagship workshop will teach you more than just great screenwriting. It will prepare you to make writing a permanent part of your life. Along the way, you’ll learn how to overcome writer’s block, self doubt, procrastination, and other obstacles to build the writing life you have always wanted for yourself. Whether you’re...

$350
M.   May 4th, 7pm
All levels
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Monday May 4 7pm - 10pm 4 Sessions $350
Thursday June 4 7pm - 10pm 4 Sessions $350
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Blueprint Screenwriting is a writing workshop specifically designed for screenwriters who are serious about writing every week AND finishing their pilot or feature script.With a class size of 8 or fewer, individual attention is given to each student as I help you work through outlining, character building, story development, conflict enhancement, and...

$320
W.   Apr 22nd, 6:30pm
All levels
Wednesday April 22 6:30pm - 8:30pm 8 Sessions $320
Wednesday April 29 6:30pm - 8:30pm 8 Sessions $320
Wednesday May 6 6:30pm - 8:30pm 8 Sessions $320
Wednesday May 13 6:30pm - 8:30pm 8 Sessions $320
Wednesday May 20 6:30pm - 8:30pm 8 Sessions $320
Wednesday May 27 6:30pm - 8:30pm 8 Sessions $320
Wednesday June 3 6:30pm - 8:30pm 8 Sessions $320
Wednesday June 10 6:30pm - 8:30pm 8 Sessions $320
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This four-hour course covers the basics of screenwriting, from premise to outline to finished draft. Plus tips on building a career and maintaining a consistent work ethic. And your instructor will share his own story of how a self-taught guy with no connections got to make a Hollywood movie with major stars. Students of all levels are welcom...

$50
Sa.   Apr 25th, 12pm
Beginner
(2)

Writing doesn’t happen overnight. A Master Class shouldn’t either. That’s why these classes run for a full year. Once a month, you will meet for a full day intensive, which will guide you through each step of the screenwriting process at the same pace you’re experiencing it: from conception, to first draft, to revision, to polish, to taking...

$350
Su.   Apr 26th, 11am
All levels
(5)
Sunday April 26 11am - 10pm 1 Session $350
Sunday May 17 11am - 10pm 1 Session $350
Sunday June 7 11am - 10pm 1 Session $350
Sunday July 26 11am - 10pm 1 Session $350
Sunday August 16 11am - 10pm 1 Session $350
Sunday September 13 11am - 10pm 1 Session $350
Sunday October 25 11am - 10pm 1 Session $350
Sunday November 15 11am - 10pm 1 Session $350
Sunday December 6 11am - 10pm 1 Session $350
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Have you ever wanted to write your own pieces or get on stage by yourself? Do you have a bunch of ideas but no clue as to where to start? This three hour workshop with four-time National Monologue Champion, playwright and acting coach Katie Northlich will focus on getting out of your head and onto the page! Learn how to start turning your unique...

$20
Su.   Apr 26th, 3pm
Beginner
(2)

This workshop will cover fundamentals of the craft of Dramatic Writing including; writing dramatic scenes, story structure, character, dialogue and revision. The instructor creates a supportive workshop environment that challenges students to the degree that each student wishes to be challenged. Students bring in new pages of their script-in progress...

$232
M.   Apr 27th, 6:30pm
All levels
(1)

Learn to tap into your deepest instincts as a writer, and connect to your writing at its creative source. This 5 week series of 2 and a half hour meditative writing sessions will help you break through writers block, so your writing, and unique voice, can flow effortlessly. Designed for writers of all genres, including Screenwriters, Playwrights, Novelists...

$350
W.   Apr 29th, 7pm
Intermediate
(5)
Wednesday April 29 7pm - 9:30pm 5 Sessions $350
Wednesday July 22 7pm - 9:30pm 5 Sessions $350
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What is the fastest most efficient way to master something? Repetition. Repetition. Repetition. In this class you will be focusing strictly on Craft. By stepping away from your story and your characters we get the opportunity to really dig in and morph your craft into the most effective tools in your arsenal.Before they ever step out onto the...

$350
M.   May 4th, 7pm
Intermediate
(5)

This workshop is ideal for actors, writers or anyone who wants to start or continue to develop their writing techniques. Material covered will include choosing the right idea for the format, how to take a cliché idea and make it original and obtain tools and formulae to help you develop the craft of screenwriting. How can you showcase yourself in...

$325
W.   Apr 22nd, 6:30pm
All levels
Wednesday April 22 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $325
Wednesday April 29 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $325
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As a produced screenwriter and teacher, instructor Peter Stass has found that the number one reason people don't make it in the business is not because it's so tough. It's because they never finish a screenplay. Not even a single draft! That, and the fear of criticism.His feeling is that a screenplay shouldn't take more than six weeks to write: two...

$300
Sa.   May 9th, 12pm
All levels
(2)

The goal is to finish the course with a first draft of an original screenplay.The New York Film Academy has distilled the essential elements from the world's best screen writing programs to create a 12 week evening screenwriting workshop.It is designed for individuals with little or no screenwriting experience who are ready, willing, and able to work...

$2,800
M.T.Th.   Jun 8th, 7pm
All levels
(2)
Monday June 8 7pm - 9:30pm 36 Sessions $2,800
Monday September 21 7pm - 9:30pm 36 Sessions $2,800
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An engaging and well-structured screenplay can take your film where you want it to go. This discussion based workshop will give you the basics of narrative structures, character development, how to create a compelling dramatic arc, and how to pack all that fun stuff into professional formatting.Note: Open to filmmakers of any genreFacilities/Materials:...

$60
T.   Jul 7th, 6:30pm
All levels
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The goal is to finish the course with a first draft of an original screenplay.The New York Film Academy has distilled the essential elements from the world's best screenwriting programs to create a super-intensive screenwriting workshop. It is designed for individuals with little or no screenwriting experience who are ready, willing, and able to work...

$3,300
M.T.W.Th.F.Sa.   Jul 6th, 9:30am
All levels
(2)
Monday July 6 9:30am - 7pm 48 Sessions $3,300
Tuesday September 1 9:30am - 7pm 53 Sessions $3,300
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Students will be able to make a project that can take the shape of a rough draft of a feature film, a draft of a shootable short, or an outline and treatment of a feature or TV project.This hands-on workshop is designed for people with little or no experience in screenwriting. The course introduces students to the craft and tools of dramatic film writing....

$4,200
M.T.W.Th.F.Sa.   Jun 29th, 9:30am
All levels
(2)

In this fun but brutally honest overview, I'll introduce you to the art and business of screenwriting. I'll teach you the basics of screenplay structure, show you what it takes to complete a script, and help you figure out whether your ideas could be film-worthy!We'll read excerpts from some awesome screenplays, then discuss the basics, such as:What's...

$13
No Upcoming Schedules
Beginner
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Our new screenwriting intensive is perfect for actors who want to create their own projects. Jessica will cover an overview of the different plot structures for feature scripts, short scripts, and webseries pilots. She'll coach you on which ideas are good for which mediums, how actors can create compelling protagonists that are right for them as actors,...

$49
No Upcoming Schedules
Beginner
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Focusing on developing the concept of screenwriting, this course helps students sharpen their skills and work toward completion of saleable screenplay. Writers often repeat Screenwriting II to continue their projects.Work toward completion of a feature-length screenplayLectures and exercises that expand on basics of screenwriting craftEngage in rewritingPresent...

$450
No Upcoming Schedules
Advanced
(75)

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Using a balance of lecture, exercise, and feedback on work from the instructor and classmates, this course gives students a firm grounding in all the basics of screenwriting. Everything is presented in a clear, accessible manner.Begin a feature-length screenplayLectures on basics of screenwriting craftWriting exercisesPresent work for critique (two...

$450
No Upcoming Schedules
Beginner
(75)

In this class, students will learn the significant structures of screenwriting and by the end will have a complete first draft of their screenplay. If you have had a great idea for a screenplay for years, you can write and have a good eye for a story but you just can't seem to get from concept to finished product, what you is need an in-depth look...

$675
No Upcoming Schedules
Beginner
(27)
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