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Screenwriting Classes

Creating the Comedy TV Series

Course Number: CTWR-212

In-Person (Ages 16+)
Jun 24 - Aug 2   - Unavailable

Ever wonder what it’s like behind the closed doors of a Comedy Sitcom writing room? Look no further! USC’s "The Writers Room: What it's like to write for Sitcom Comedy Television" class gives you the knowledge and experience of working in a TV sitcom comedy writing room!
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Creating the Dramatic TV Series

Course Number: CTWR-422

In-Person (Ages 16+)
Jun 24 - Aug 2   - Unavailable

If you have ideas for a new television show, this is your chance to find out how TV series are developed. The course includes screening and analysis of sample pilots, reading show bibles and pilot scripts, and discussion of successful shows and prototypes.
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Screenwriting Fundamentals: The Short Form Screenplay

Course Number: CTWR-212

In-Person (Ages 16+)
Jun 24 - Aug 2   - Unavailable

In-Person (Ages 16+)
Jun 24 - Aug 2   - Unavailable

As a student you will learn the importance of writing from personal belief. You will complete a step outline, full treatment and first act of a screenplay while emphasizing character, structure and narrative development.
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Screenwriting the First Draft Feature

Course Number: CTWR-401

In-Person (AGES 16+)
Jun 24 - Aug 2   - Unavailable

In-Person (AGES 16+)
Jun 24 - Aug 2   - Unavailable

This cutting-edge class has been designed to offer summer students a chance to write a complete, feature-length screenplay. You will leave the USC Summer Program with a finished script, an actual project you can continue to revise or take out into the industry to find and agent.
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