TV I: A LOS ANGELES TV DRAMA PILOT CLASS (5 WK)

SamHavenDo you have a great idea for HBO’s next hit series? Let successful TV writer/producer Sam Ernst (Hand of God, Crisis, Haven, The Dead Zone) help you transform your brilliant premise into a page-turning script!

 

In this five week Los Angeles TV drama pilot class, you’ll learn how to take break your pilot story just like they do in the writer’s room. Sam will show you how to create thrilling moments, move from one scene to the next, and write a draft that a showrunner can’t put down. Through in-class workshopping and pitching, you’ll discover your characters and build the world of your show. By the end of this class, you’ll have completed a tight and exciting outline of an irresistible TV Drama pilot.
 

Instructor: Sam Ernst
April 19, 26, May 3, 10, 17 (5 Wed nights)
7:30-10:30 p.m.
Location: Writing Pad East (688 S Santa Fe, Apt. 312, Los Angeles, CA 90021)
Cost: $400 (1 pro-rated spot available–start 1 week late)
Class will be limited to 9 students
 

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SAM ERNST

Sam Ernst is the Co-executive producer for HAND OF GOD and the co-creator/executive producer of SyFy Network’s HAVEN, based on a book by Stephen King.  Haven is currently in production on Seasons 5 and 6.  Sam has been on staff for THE DEAD ZONE, which aired for 5 seasons...Read More »


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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 once a week for 5 weeks 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 marilyn@writingpad.com 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.