Have you always dreamed of writing the next killer Netflix Drama? If so, then this five-week Los Angeles TV Drama or Dramedy Pilot class with veteran writer Samir Mehta (Narcos) is the class for you! You’ll learn how to break your pilot story just like they do in the writer’s room, and Samir will explain the parameters of both drama and dramedy formats.
He’ll share his secret formula for creating shows that both audiences and execs will adore and you’ll learn how to incorporate the essential beats into your own pilot. Samir will help you unearth a lively cast of characters, an irresistible franchise, and a meaningful theme. By the end of the class, you’ll walk away with a pitchable idea and a treasure trove of TV writing tools.
Instructor: Samir Mehta
Dec. 5, 12, Jan. 9, 16, 23 (5 Mon. nights)
Cost: $495 (includes snacks and tea)
Location: Writing Pad East (688 S Santa Fe, Apt. 312, Los Angeles, CA 90021)
Note: We recommend that you take So You Want To Be A TV Writer before taking this class if you are new to TV writing or have never taken a pilot writing class.
Class limited to 10 students.
CLICK “BUY NOW” UNDER EACH CLASS TO ENROLL. EMAIL INFO@WRITINGPAD.COM OR CALL 323-333-2954 IF YOU HAVE FURTHER QUESTIONS.
Samir Mehta is a film and television writer who has written for NBC’s MEDIUM, Netflix’s NARCOS and USA’s currently airing crime anthology series EYEWITNESS. He is a graduate of New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts where he received a BFA in Film & Television Writing and Production.
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PAYMENT PLANS: A payment plan for this class is 5 weekly payments of $112.60. All payment plans include an additional $50 admin fee and a small credit card processing fee which is built into each weekly payment. Your card will automatically be charged 5 times every week until your class is paid off. At minimum, you must pay for each class meeting before it meets. Once you sign up for a payment plan, you are responsible for paying in full regardless of your class attendance. Rejected payment transactions are subject to an additional $25 fee. FOR A PAYMENT PLAN CLICK HERE.
EMAIL INFO@WRITINGPAD.COM OR CALL 323-333-2954 IF YOU HAVE FURTHER QUESTIONS.
CANCELLATION POLICY: All sales are final and there are no refunds. Credit may be offered based on class availability. If you can’t come to class, call or email us as far in advance as possible. We will do everything we can to fill your spot, but we can’t make any guarantees. Credit eligibility is not based upon your reason for being unable to attend a class; it is based upon the timing of your credit request and our ability to fill your spot. If we find someone to take your place, you will receive class credit minus a $25 processing fee for 1 day classes and $50 processing fee for long classes. Otherwise, your payment will be forfeit. To use class credits, you need to sign up for class in advance by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or calling 323.333.2954. If the class is being paid for as part of a payment plan, regardless of whether the student stops attending class, the payment plan must be paid in full by the end of the class. Failure to do so will result in the student’s account being turned over to collections.