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October 2023

Introduction to Writing for TV [Virtual]

October 19 @ 6:30 pm - December 14 @ 8:30 pm

Online. 8 sessions: Thursdays, October 19-December 14 (no class Nov. 23), 6:30-8:30 pm CT This unique course is designed for creative aspiring writers with no prior experience—as well as those with screenwriting experience—who seek to break into television writing. Learn in an interactive environment the basics of creating, writing, and presenting your first television script for both drama and/or comedy, including how to take your idea to the next step and create a complete half-hour or one-hour television script. The course…

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Elements of Screenwriting [Virtual]

October 21 @ 6:30 pm - December 16 @ 9:30 pm

Online. 8 sessions: Saturdays, October 21-December 16 (no class Nov. 25) 1:00-4:00 pm CT I absolutely loved David’s class and will definitely take another in the future. His depth and range of knowledge of the craft and the business has opened my eyes to many new ways of understanding a story, a character, and a film. This has been a pivotal course for me and I couldn’t imagine learning from anyone other than Mr. Grant. He has a way of…

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Advanced Screenwriting

October 23 @ 6:30 pm - December 11 @ 9:30 pm

In-person. 8 sessions: Mondays, October 23-December 11, 6:30-9:30 pm It’s been said, “Scripts aren’t written... they’re rewritten.” A quality rewrite can lift a script from pretty good to very good... maybe even great. But how to get there? You’ve rewritten your script, and now you’ve got the killer opening you envisaged when you started… but somewhere in the middle, the power and the energy of your story noticeably sag, and the Big Finish toward which you were groping your way never…

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Genre Screenwriting – Sci-Fi, Fantasy, Horror & Beyond [Virtual]

October 25 @ 6:30 pm - December 13 @ 9:30 pm

Online. 7 sessions: Wednesdays, October 25-December 13 (no class Nov. 15), 6:30-9:30 pm CT For too long, the genres of sci-fi, horror, and fantasy were dubbed “unserious” and dismissed as exploitation and B-movie fare by the film industry. However, this did not stop these creatively rich genres from tackling serious social issues and changing the world through visionary storytelling - eventually becoming dominant genres in today’s entertainment landscape. This writing workshop celebrates the vibrant and infinite creative possibilities of genre…

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November 2023

Short-Form Screenwriting

November 1 @ 6:30 pm - December 13 @ 8:30 pm

In-person. 6 sessions: Wednesdays, November 1-December 13 (no class session Nov. 22), 6:30-8:30 pm Short film and Web series are an ideal medium for independent screenwriters and filmmakers. For those working with limited resources—or limited experience—making a short can be the most effective and exciting way to share your talent. You’ll learn the craft of short film storytelling and writing, and the importance of complex character development. Participants will have the opportunity to share their work in class and receive…

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