Learn the art of crafting compelling television scripts in the heart of New York City, with classes ranging from introductory courses that cover the fundamentals of TV writing to advanced workshops that delve into the intricacies of character development and plot structure.
1 class in-person in NYC has spots left, and 12 classes live online are available.
Learn the art of creating powerful and engaging dialogue in this advanced screenwriting workshop at the prestigious New York International Screenplay Awards. Discover the principles of effective dialogue, character development, consistency, subtext, and content transformation in this compact and informative course. Unlock your screenwriting potential and receive a certificate and free feedback for your screenplays.
Saturday Dec 9th, 8am–8pm Eastern Time
Gotham Writers Workshop @ Zoom Conference
Learn the essentials of TV writing craft and start creating your TV script for an existing show in this comprehensive workshop offered by Gotham Writers Workshop. This beginner-friendly course covers everything from episode ideas and character development to the technical format for TV scripts and the real-world process of writing TV shows. Get ready to take your TV writing skills to the next level.
Tuesday Jan 9th, 7–10pm Eastern Time
Learn how to transform your TV pilot from a messy draft to a captivating masterpiece in this ten-week online workshop. Craft amazing outlines, write scenes with a clear beginning, middle, and end, and capture the imagination of readers with your storytelling skills. Join now and gain the confidence to finish your pilot with flair.
Thursday Dec 7th, 5–8pm Pacific Time
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Is it your dream to write the next Game of Thrones or Girls? If you are like most people, the first step on your road to executive producer is getting your foot in the door. Enter TV Writer Candice Philpot (Youtube’s Impulse) and Support Staff (HBO’s Watchmen, Hulu’s Castle Rock and AMC’s Hell On Wheels), who will guide you on that journey to getting that first assistant gig and begin your paid journey to executive producer. In this three-week...
Saturday Feb 3rd, 10am–1pm Pacific Time
Learn the secrets to developing a hit comedy show and creating memorable characters in the five-week Online TV Comedy Pilot Writing Workshop at Writing Pad. With guidance from an instructor who has worked on shows like Community and Superstore, you'll develop the formula for your own series and have everything you need to pitch it. Don't miss your chance to bring your comedic ideas to life!
Monday Jan 8th, 5–8pm Pacific Time
It’s fellowship season again, a time when legions of aspiring TV Writers battle for a coveted spot in the Writer’s Rooms of ABC, NBC, CBS, and Fox on the hottest new shows. Unfortunately the process is grueling (application, resume, personal statement, spec and original material samples, references, multiple elimination rounds, and endless interviews) and only a fraction of a percent are selected. What you need is your own personal Yoda to help...
Monday Feb 5th, 5:30–8:30pm Pacific Time
Have you always dreamed of writing the next “Ted Lasso” or “Succession”? If so, then this one-day Online Dramedy workshop is the class for you! We will explains the parameters of the Dramedy format and shares her secret recipe for creating shows that both audiences and execs will adore. We’ll teach you how to balance humor with heart without letting things get too cringey. We will help you unearth a lively cast of characters, an...
Tuesday Jan 9th, 5–8pm Pacific Time
Master the essential principles of TV pilot writing and craft a compelling story with a rock-solid spine. Join TV writer Tyler Dinucci (American Gods, Drop Dead Diva) in this one-day structure clinic and launch your pilot firmly into the series. Don't miss your chance to put your TV series on firm footing!
Saturday Jan 13th, 10:30am–1:30pm Pacific Time
Unleash your creative potential and see your words come to life on the big screen, TV, or stage with Gotham Writers Workshop's Writing Scripts 101. Discover the essential techniques of dramatic writing and explore the exciting world of screenwriting, TV writing, and playwriting. Join us and embark on a thrilling journey into the art of storytelling.
Tuesday Jan 16th, 12am–11:45pm Eastern Time
Tuesday Feb 13th, 5–8pm Pacific Time
In Hollywood, a “spec” or sample script of an existing TV show, is both your calling card and required training for any staff writing gig. It’s also a submission requirement for most of the coveted studio TV writing fellowships. Deconstructing a current television show is the best way to learn the craft and structure of TV writing and an essential step to writing great original pilots. To write a spec and understand what to look for in breaking...
Tuesday Jan 16th, 5:30–8:30pm Pacific Time
Do you have a great idea for HBO’s next hit series? Let us help you transform your brilliant premise into a page-turning script! In this 5-week Online TV Drama Pilot Class, you’ll learn how to craft a great logline, structure a compelling story, plan a season arc that keeps the audience hooked, and break your pilot story just like they do in the writers’ room. The instructor will show you how to dramatize and sprinkle in the right amount...
Monday Dec 4th, 6–9pm Pacific Time
The Barrow Group Acting School @ Live Online
Unlock the secrets of captivating television writing in this immersive course. Dive into the world of TV storytelling, harness the power of conflict, and master the art of character development. Discover the unique techniques that bring small-screen stories to life at The Barrow Group Acting School.
Tuesday Jan 16th, 7–9pm Eastern Time
Primary Stages ESPA @ Zoom, New York, NY
Writing for television has the potential to be not only artistically satisfying, but lucrative as well—just ask Aaron Sorkin from "The Newsroom," Zakiyyah Alexander from "Grey's Anatomy,"or Joshua Allen from "Empire.". This class is your opportunity to build on what you learned in TV Writing 1 about the structure and language of television and apply it to your own writing, so you can work to join the ranks of these distinguished playwrights-turned-television...
Gotham Writers Workshop @ 555 8th Ave, New York, NY
Learn the art of crafting addictive TV shows in this immersive workshop. From understanding the unique rules of each show to mastering dramatic-writing craft, you'll gain the skills needed to create captivating scripts that hook viewers. Whether you aspire to write comedy or drama, this course will set you on the path to success in the TV industry.
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