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TV Writing Level 1: One Day Intensive Deal

TV Writing Level 1: One Day Intensive

at Gotham Writers' Workshop - Hell's Kitchen 555 8th Ave Ste 1402, New York, New York 10018

The best TV shows are addictive, beckoning us to bring the characters into our homes or onto our devices, episode after episode. The people might be cops, thugs, monsters, geeks, doctors, lawyers, fixers, or just ordinary people with everyday problems. The format might be network, streaming, or a web series. As long as it hooks us. Each TV show...

Friday Jul 26th, 10am - 5pm

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Screenwriting Level 1 One Day Intensive

at Gotham Writers' Workshop - Midtown 1501 Broadway 11th Fl, New York, New York 10036

Movies are the modern mythology—the stories we all watch for excitement, inspiration, and entertainment. So many genres and types: drama, comedy, action/adventure, science fiction, fantasy, thriller, horror, crime, noir, epic, western, war, romantic comedy, musical. Larger than life blockbusters or down-to-earth depictions of reality. Tales told...

Saturday Jul 27th, 11am - 6pm

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Write Your Screenplay

at Jacob Krueger Studio - Midtown 247 W 35th St 6th Fl, New York, New York 10001

Award Winning Screenwriter Jacob Krueger Will Forever Change The Way You View Screenwriting. Rather than imposing formulaic models from the outside, we teach you how to organically “grow” your script, from initial idea, to character, to scene, to act, to the movie you’ve always dreamed of writing. Jump Start Your Writing. Whether you’re...

Thursday Jul 25th, 12pm - 3pm

  (4 sessions)
$375

4 sessions

Television Writing

at Primary Stages ESPA - Hell's Kitchen 307 W 38th St Ste 1510, New York, New York 10018

This class is for playwrights who want the tools to transition from stage to screen. Writing for television has the potential to be not only artistically satisfying, but lucrative as well—just ask Aaron Sorkin from “The Newsroom”, Sarah Treem from “House of Cards”, Itamar Moses from “Boardwalk Empire”, or Heidi Schreck and Rajiv Joseph...

Saturday Jul 20th, 11am - 4pm

  (2 sessions)
$280

2 sessions

Television Comedy Workshop

at Jacob Krueger Studio - Midtown 247 W 35th St 6th Fl, New York, New York 10001

You’ll learn the elements of a successful half-hour comedy series, and how to write a series pilot or series spec script that shows off your talent as a writer, but also your ability to demonstrate your professionalism to every network, studio, and series producer who reads it. By the time you’re done, you’ll not only have real world experience...

Thursday Sep 5th, 7pm - 10pm

  (10 sessions)
$1,200

10 sessions

The Nuts and Bolts of Screenwriting

at Imeldaoreilly - Chelsea 134 W 29th St 2nd Fl, New York, New York 10001

This workshop is ideal for actors, writers or anyone who wants to start or continue to develop their writing techniques. The 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...

Wednesday Aug 7th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (5 sessions)
$325

5 sessions

Playwriting I Weekend Workshop: Jumpstart

at The Barrow Group Acting School - Hell's Kitchen 312 W 36th St 3rd Fl, New York, New York 10018

For playwrights, actors, directors, designers and anyone interested in exploring the creative process and broadening their skills in storytelling. Whether you are new to playwriting or in the middle of a project, you already possess, deep inside you, everything you need to jumpstart your art and bring forth your unique voice. For theatre artists and...

Saturday Aug 24th, 11am - 5pm

  (2 sessions)
$245

2 sessions

Write Your Screenplay Level 2

at Jacob Krueger Studio - Midtown 247 W 35th St 6th Fl, New York, New York 10001

Now that you’ve learned the foundations of structure in Write Your Screenplay, it’s time to take your Art and your Craft to the next level in this Level 2 Screenwriting Workshop. While most screenwriting classes try to juggle both the art and the craft of writing at the same time, this class takes a different approach,...

Monday Aug 5th, 7pm - 10pm

  (6 sessions)
$575

6 sessions

Television Drama Workshop

at Jacob Krueger Studio - Midtown 247 W 35th St 6th Fl, New York, New York 10001

You’ll learn the elements of a successful TV Drama series, and how to write a series pilot or series spec script that shows off your talent as a writer, but also your ability to demonstrate your professionalism to every network, studio, and series producer who reads it. By the time you’re done, you’ll not only have real world experience of working...

Saturday Oct 26th, 11am - 5pm

  (2 sessions)
$375

2 sessions

Screenwriting II: Writing a Feature

at The Barrow Group Acting School - Hell's Kitchen 312 W 36th St 3rd Fl, New York, New York 10018

For those who have already taken Screenwriting I, workshop guides students through the process of creating a feature film script. By analyzing and breaking down various successful feature film scripts, students will learn the three-act structure and how to create a successful, fully-fleshed out protagonist and antagonist. Students will then be guided...

Sunday Sep 15th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (10 sessions)
$495

10 sessions

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Start Your Screenplay Now

at Blueprint Screenwriting Group - Midtown 260 West 36th St 3rd Fl, New York, New York 10018

Now in their sixth successful year, Blueprint Screenwriting Group's weekly writing workshops take place in midtown Manhattan. 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:...

Wednesday Sep 4th, 1:30pm - 3:30pm

  (9 sessions)
$450

9 sessions

Action: Teen Scriptwriting Level I

at Gotham Writers' Workshop - Hell's Kitchen 555 8th Ave Ste 1402, New York, New York 10018

Do you dream of seeing your work performed, up there, somewhere? A spellbinding movie. An addictive TV show. A gripping play. Then go for it, but you’ll go farther if you learn the craft of scriptwriting. Here you will gain an introduction to screenwriting, TV writing, and playwriting. You will learn how these forms are similar and how they’re...

Monday Aug 5th, 3pm - 5pm

  (7 sessions)
$340

7 sessions

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Playwriting Level 1: 10-Week Workshop

at Gotham Writers' Workshop - Midtown 1501 Broadway 11th Fl, New York, New York 10036

The lights in the theater dim, and a play begins. Nothing beats the intensity of actors sharing the same air as the audience. The laughs and gasps and tears happen live, on the spot. And a play can be staged anywhere, from an empty space surrounded by folding chairs to a plush Broadway house. A play will not soar in performance unless it’s great...

No Upcoming Schedules
$460

10 sessions

Playwriting Intensive I: Intro to Process

at The Barrow Group Acting School - Hell's Kitchen 312 W 36th St 3rd Fl, New York, New York 10018

There is nothing like a deadline to get you writing and keep you going! Modeling on The Barrow Group aesthetic of using “tools,” this workshop includes in-class writing and out-of-class homework. As a supportive collective we’ll read and discuss our pages in class.  Whether you are looking at finishing a first draft of a play or improving...

No Upcoming Schedules
$225

4 sessions

Writing Scripts 101 Level 1

at Gotham Writers' Workshop - Midtown 1501 Broadway 11th Fl, New York, New York 10036

Do you dream of seeing your work performed, up there, somewhere? A spellbinding movie. An addictive TV show. A gripping play. The thrill of dramatic writing is that, if you’re lucky, you get to see your work soar to life once all the elements—the work of directors, designers, cast, crew—are added to the vision of your script. Here you will gain...

Wednesday Jul 10th, 7pm - 10pm

  (6 sessions)
$350

6 sessions

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