TV I: MADE TO ORDER: A LOS ANGELES SPEC SCRIPT WRITING CLASS

In Hollywood, a killer spec script of an existing TV show is the calling card for any staff writing position and a submission requirement for all the coveted studio TV writing fellowships. Every word, page number, and formatting choice will be scrutinized to determine whether you’re an experienced insider or a fake. To write it properly, you’ll need insight that only an experienced professional can offer. Enter Dara Resnik (I Love Dick, Jane the Virgin). She’ll help you choose the right show for your tone, gifts & voice.

 

You’ll find the killer high concept episode that shows your voice, avoid the rookie mistakes. In this intimate (9 student max) 5 week intensive, Dara will teach you what you need to know to please the pickiest showrunners. Through lively craft lectures and Dara’s help you’ll digest your show’s structure and live and breathe it’s characters, arcs and themes. By the end of this class, you’ll have completed a solid beat sheet so you can write that fellowship winning draft!

 

Instructor: Dara Resnik Creasey
Feb. 2, 9, 16, 23, Mar. 2 (5 Thurs. nights)
7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
Cost: $495 (Includes snacks and tea)
Location: Writing Pad East (688 S. Santa Fe Ave, #303, Los Angeles, CA 90021)

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DARA RESNIK CREASEY

Dara Resnik graduated the Peter Stark Producing Program at USC in 2003, and attached Amanda Bynes to her Peter Stark thesis script, Sydney White, which sold to Universal and Morgan Creek, who released the movie in 2007. Her feature writing credits include 2008’s Legally Blondes, a made-for-DVD spin-off of...Read More »


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