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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
F.   Jan 16th, 4pm
Beginner
(24)

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...

$445
T.   Jan 13th - Mar 17th, 7pm
Advanced
(30)
Tuesday January 13 7pm - 10pm 9 Sessions $445
Saturday January 17 2pm - 5pm 9 Sessions $445
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Brush up on the basics of screenwriting with a fast-paced combination of lectures and writing exercises that let you immediately try your hand at what you've just learned. The One-Day Intensives are fun, fast-paced immersions in a type of writing. You’ll get a mixture of brief lectures that hit the high-points and writing exercises that let you immediately...

$150
Sa.   Jan 10th, 11am
Beginner
(30)
Saturday January 10 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
Saturday February 21 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
Friday March 20 10am - 5pm 1 Session $150
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Brush up on the fundamentals of screenwriting with a combination of lecture, exercise and critique; begin a feature-length screenplay and receive instructor and peer feedback. Screenwriting I is for beginners or anyone who wants to brush up on the fundamentals. Using a balance of lecture, exercise, and feedback on work from the instructor and classmates,...

$300
M.   Jan 12th - Mar 16th, 7pm
Beginner
(30)
Monday January 12 7pm - 10pm 8 Sessions $300
Wednesday January 14 10am - 1pm 10 Sessions $445
Wednesday January 14 7pm - 10pm 10 Sessions $445
Sunday January 18 12pm - 3pm 9 Sessions $445
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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
Th.   Jan 8th - Jan 29th, 10am
All levels
(3)
Thursday January 8 10am - 1pm 4 Sessions $350
Monday February 2 7pm - 10pm 4 Sessions $350
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Now that you’ve learned to find your structure organically and get your unique voice onto the page, it’s time to invite the editing brain back to the table.  Learn the advanced techniques you need to carry you through the audience, reader, and producer drafts of your writing, without sacrificing your voice as a writer.Deliver on The Promise...

$700
M.   Feb 2nd - Mar 23rd, 7pm
All levels
(3)

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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.   Jan 7th - Feb 4th, 7pm
Intermediate
(3)
Wednesday January 7 7pm - 9:30pm 5 Sessions $350
Wednesday March 11 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
F.   Jan 9th - Jan 30th, 7pm
Intermediate
(3)
Friday January 9 7pm - 10pm 4 Sessions $350
Friday March 6 7pm - 10pm 5 Sessions $350
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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...

$165
M.   Jan 19th - Feb 9th, 6:30pm
All levels
(1)
Monday January 19 6:30pm - 8:30pm 4 Sessions $165
Monday April 27 6:30pm - 8:30pm 8 Sessions $370
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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.   Jan 7th, 6:30pm
All levels
Wednesday January 7 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $325
Wednesday January 14 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $325
Wednesday January 21 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $325
Wednesday January 28 6:30pm - 9:30pm 1 Session $325
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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.

$60
Th.   Apr 9th, 6:30pm
All levels
(16)

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.   Jan 12th - Apr 2nd, 7pm
All levels
(1)
Monday January 12 7pm - 9:30pm 36 Sessions $2,800
Monday March 9 7pm - 9:30pm 36 Sessions $2,800
Monday June 8 7pm - 9:30pm 36 Sessions $2,800
Monday September 21 7pm - 9:30pm 36 Sessions $2,800
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In this course, you'll discover dialogue techniques that you can apply to fiction, nonfiction, screenplays, teleplays, or stage plays. Through lectures, script analysis, and in-class exercises, you will learn how to write dialogue that rings true, stays focused, reveals character, creates tension, adds depth through subtext, and more.The One-Day Intensives...

$150
F.   Jan 16th, 10am
Beginner
(30)
Friday January 16 10am - 5pm 1 Session $150
Saturday February 21 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
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Other Dates (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 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.   Mar 2nd - Apr 25th, 9:30am
All levels
(1)
Monday March 2 9:30am - 7pm 48 Sessions $3,300
Monday July 6 9:30am - 7pm 48 Sessions $3,300
Tuesday September 1 9:30am - 7pm 53 Sessions $3,300
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In this course you’ll discover characterization techniques that you can apply to fiction, nonfiction, screenplays, teleplays, or stage plays. Through lectures, script analysis, and in-class exercises, you will learn how to find characters, flesh them out, make them fascinating, and bring them to vibrant life on the page.The One-Day Intensives are...

$150
Sa.   Jan 10th, 11am
Beginner
(30)
Saturday January 10 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
Friday March 20 10am - 5pm 1 Session $150
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Brush up on the fundamentals of TV Writing through a combination of fast-paced lectures and writing exercises that let you immediately try your hand at what you've just learned. The One-Day Intensives are fun, fast-paced immersions in a type of writing. You’ll get a mixture of brief lectures that hit the high-points and writing exercises that let...

$150
F.   Jan 30th, 10am
Beginner
(30)
Friday January 30 10am - 5pm 1 Session $150
Saturday February 21 11am - 6pm 1 Session $150
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Focusing on developing the concept of TV series and creating a pilot episode, this course helps students sharpen their skills and work toward completion of saleable TV scripts.This course guides students through the process of developing the concept for an original TV series and creating a pilot episode. You will learn the essential ingredients for...

$300
M.   Jan 12th - Mar 16th, 7pm
Advanced
(30)

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...

$4,200
M.T.W.Th.F.Sa.   Jun 29th - Jul 25th, 9:30am
All levels
(1)

In this course, you will learn how to conceive ideas, structure stories, conduct research and interviews, write narration, and adapt your plans to the footage you get. You will also learn how and where to market your work.The One-Day Intensives are fun, fast-paced immersions in a type of writing. You’ll get a mixture of brief lectures that hit the...

$150
No Upcoming Schedules
Beginner
(30)

Eighty-five percent of all feature films are either produced or directed by the screenwriter. This intensive filmmaking course, literally a “Two-Day Film School,” teaches the writer how to take his or her script and make it into an independent feature film that can win awards at festivals and secure profitable distribution deals. This comprehensive,...

$420
No Upcoming Schedules
Intermediate
(30)
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