Explore Writing for TV
In this five-day intensive course you will learn the fundamentals of creating viable and original TV drama or comedy series concepts, including working in a team writing environment, and ensuring your idea has a strong enough “Story engine” to ensure longevity.
The process of concept creation from idea inception to concept presentation, the structure of a TV series with and without commercials
What A, B and C storylines are, how to structure a 5 act episode
How to create a written pitch, writing as part of a team on an existing show, the role of a Story Producer
Is the Writing for TV Intensive right for you?
Do you have a great idea for a TV series but need to learn about the industry and get some more skills to take it to the next level?
What you will need
All you need is a passion for writing, some great ideas and lots of enthusiasm for working in TV Drama or Comedy. Participants will not work on their own concepts in this class, but learn skills and techniques to apply to their own ideas after the course by creating a series idea in class group work and participating in a practice pitch with a guest TV Executive.
IMPORTANT INFORMATION ** AFTRS reserves the right to cancel any course for any reason at any time. In the event of a course being cancelled a full refund of course fees will be provided. If you are planning to travel to attend a course, please confirm with us via email that the course will be proceeding before you make your travel bookings. AFTRS is not liable for any travel costs incurred due to course postponement, cancellation, or any other circumstance.
If an attendee wishes to withdraw from a course, they may do so up to 15 days before the course commences and get a full refund. Cancellations 14 days or less before course commencement will incur a fee.
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