Become a TV Series Writer
Learn the fundamentals of creating viable and original TV drama and comedy series concepts in this ten-week online course. This course will guide you through the process of concept creation – from idea inception to concept presentation.
Explore the creation of a dramatic world, the ‘what if’ conceptual question, development and creation of a dynamic protagonist, storylines and assembling a series concept document
Wide variety of learning activities in a lively online text chat forum
Viewing and analysis of existing drama and comedy
Is Writing for TV: Online right for you?
Do you have a great idea for a TV series? You should begin this course with the germ of an idea for a TV drama or comedy show, one that has not yet been developed into a concept or script, to work on during the course.
What you will need
This is an introductory course. You do not need to have any previous experience. You will need to dedicate at least 8 hours per week to self-directed study, plus one 2-hour online session on a Tuesday. You will also be required to devote time to TV viewing and the production of written assignments.
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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