Writing for Film and Television

In just 8 months, graduate with 7 completed scripts and a treatment in your portfolio including an original TV pilot and a low-budget feature screenplay. Write a short film script and adapt an existing story for the screen. Create a web short script that is produced during the program. In a simulated writers’ room, collaborate with other students to write a spec of an existing series.

This program is comprised of instructor-led workshops to improve your writing along with interactive lectures to learn the fundamentals of screenwriting. Included are comprehensive presentations and screenings on the history of film and TV. On the business side, become knowledgeable about the practicalities of pre- to post-production, which will help inform your writing. Upon completion, you will have the screenwriting skill, pitching know-how, and a solid portfolio and resume to walk through the doors of the industry.

Screenwriting and Film Production