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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 i

$150
F.   Oct 3rd, 10am
Beginner

Award Winning Screenwriter Jacob Krueger's 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. Whet

$350
M.   Oct 20th - Nov 17th, 7pm
All levels
Monday October 20 7pm - 10pm 4 Sessions $350
Monday November 24 7pm - 10pm 4 Sessions $350
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You've written the scene, but it's not quite working. You thought you'd found the main thrust of your story, only to find yourself distracted by subplots and red herrings. You know there's something compelling about your character, but somehow it's not making it onto the page. Your theme isn't on the page or you're not even sure what your them

$650
W.   Oct 8th - Dec 17th, 7pm
All levels

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 progre

$315
M.   Oct 27th - Dec 15th, 6:30pm
All levels

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, N

$350
W.   Nov 5th - Dec 10th, 7pm
Intermediate
Wednesday November 5 7pm - 9:30pm 5 Sessions $350
Wednesday January 7 7pm - 9:30pm 5 Sessions $350
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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
T.   Oct 14th, 6:30pm
All levels

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 w

$2,800
M.T.Th.   Jan 12th - Apr 2nd, 7pm
All levels
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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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 w

$3,300
M.T.W.Th.F.Sa.   Mar 2nd - Apr 25th, 9:30am
All levels
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 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 In

$150
Sa.   Nov 15th, 11am
Beginner

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
F.   Dec 12th, 10am
Beginner

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

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 class

$420

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 rew

$420

Jessica will coach you on which ideas are good for which mediums, how actors can create compelling protagonists that are right for them as actors, how to focus your ideas, what makes scripts "sellable", writing exercises to get your "writer brain" working, and much more. Our new screenwriting intensive is perfect for actors who want to create their

$49

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 th

$150

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 comprehen

$420

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 try your hand at what you’ve just learned The one-days provide an excellent overview of their fields, ideal for both the beginner and someone wanting a quick r

$150

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

$250

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

Whether you’re writing the tiniest indie film, or the biggest Hollywood blockbuster, succeeding as a writer means learning how to get your visual sequences onto the page as dramatically as you see them in your head. Learn the secrets of grabbing your reader’s attention from the very first image, and getting your most powerful visual sequences o

$350
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