Comedy Writing for TV & Film is for people passionate about turning their great ideas into awesome scripts people will be clamoring to produce. The idea-to-script-to-production-to-winning-an-Emmy/Oscar process is long and complicated, and this demystifies that crucial first step of taking an idea, getting it off the ground and turning it into a dynamic, exciting pitch.
You will build on all the fundamentals you learned in Intro to Writing for TV & Film and go deeper into the specifics and nuances of each of those building blocks.
You will examine more films and TV shows to uncover their script secrets, refine your pitching process, write and rewrite, participate in more table reads, hone and refine the skills you gathered in the first level.
Comedy Writing for TV & Film is open to students who have completed Intro to Writing for TV & Film or with approval from the program head. The class meets once a week for three hours over an eight week term.