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In this 8 Week Workshop, Stephen Molton shows you to transform a good screenplay into one that stands out from the pack, with advanced professional techniques that deliver what producers are looking for, without sacrificing your voice as a writer.Prerequisite:  One session of Write Your Screenplay OR Meditative Writing OR Permission...

$799
W.   May 6th, 7pm
Intermediate
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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
Monday August 31 10am - 5pm 1 Session $100
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These small, supportive classes are for screenwriters who are serious about finishing their pilot or feature script.With a class size of 8 or fewer, individual attention is given to each student as Timothy helps you:Reach realistic but aggressive draft deadlinesIdentify and hone your unique voiceCreate the most marketable structure and charactersBrainstorm...

$320
W.   May 6th, 6:30pm
All levels
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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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.   Jun 4th, 7pm
All levels
(5)

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
(3)

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.   May 17th, 11am
All levels
(5)
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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You've got an idea for a screenplay! Now you need get it into the hands of the decision-makers. Playwright, screenwriter, and director Leslye Headland (Bachelorette with Kirsten Dunst, the upcoming Sleeping with Other People with Jason Sudeikis and Alison Brie) leads this workshop on how to build a professional outline and pitch your...

$180
Th.   Jun 25th, 12pm
All levels

Whether you are a writer, a director, or a producer, an understanding of story structure and dramatic principles is essential. In-depth analysis of a screenplay's storyline, characters, dialogue, images, and theme reveals a wide range of narrative techniques and storytelling styles, from Hollywood to independent and everything in between. Students...

$767
T.Th.   Jun 2nd, 8pm
All levels

This course for the beginning screenwriter introduces the tools, vocabulary, and techniques used to tell a screen story and put an original idea into outline form. Assignments illustrate basic three-act structure, economical use of dialogue, visual storytelling elements, development of complex characters, revelation of background information, and effective...

$767
M.W.   Jun 1st, 8pm
Beginner

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.   Jul 22nd, 7pm
Intermediate
(5)

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
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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
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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
(134)

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
(54)

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
(76)

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
(76)

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
(28)

Students will collaborate on creating individual half-hour scripts for a current television sitcom. Everyone will be encouraged to participate, pitch ideas, and punch up jokes. There are no bad ideas. The sitcom writing experience is different from any other type of creative writing. This intensive weekend course is for writers without professional...

$275
No Upcoming Schedules
Beginner
(28)
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