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Creating an Original TV Series

Units: 2
Student Level: All

Jun 29 - Aug 7   - Unavailable
Schedule: Tuesdays, 6:00pm - 10:00pm (PST)
Orientation: Jun 23, 2020 at 6:00 PM
Max. Seats: 14
Faculty: Pamela Douglas

Create an original TV series!
About the Class
Have you ever had an idea that you thought would be a perfect TV series? This is your chance to learn the process of how TV series are developed.  
This format of this class is a combination of lectures and discussions, including such topics on how…:
  • Shows get on networks and cable outlets
  • TV series are structured
  • To create the “world” of your show
  • To create the “characters” in your show
  • To write a series Format and Bible
  • To approach a series Pilot
The course also includes: 
  • Screenings
  • Analysis of sample pilots
  • Reading show bibles
  • Reading show pilot scripts
  • Discussion of successful shows and prototypes 
Students will create their own series concepts, pitch them in class, and receive feedback as they move through the conceptual stages. Students will come out able to create a format and pilot treatment.
Please Note: Pilot scripts will not be written within this class
*All projects are created outside of scheduled class time.*
INSTRUCTOR(S): Pamela Douglas

*Please note that dates and times of the course are subject to changes. Additional tutorials are taught during outside hours.* 

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