MAJOR DRAMA: A TV DRAMA PILOT WRITING WORKSHOP

Do you have a great idea for HBO’s next hit series? Let successful TV writer Curtis Gwinn (“The Leftovers, Walking Dead, Narcos”) help you transform your brilliant premise into a page-turning script! In this 5-week TV Drama Pilot writing workshop in Los Angeles, you’ll learn how to craft a great logline, structure a compelling story, plan a season arc that keeps the audience hooked, and break your pilot story just like they do in the writer’s room. Curtis will show you how to dramatize and sprinkle in the right amount of plot, character and story for a one-hour show. Through in-class work shopping and pitching, you’ll clarify your tone, voice and world. By the end of this class, you’ll have created TV Drama Beat Sheet.

 

Instructor: Curtis Gwinn
March 4, 11, 18, 25, April 1, (5 Sat. mornings)
11 a.m.-2 p.m.
Cost: $495 (include snacks and tea)
Location: Writing Pad West (688 S. Santa Fe Ave #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 will be limited to 8 students.

 

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CURTIS GWINN

Curtis was a writer/producer on the fourth season of AMC’s The Walking Dead. He has since written and produced for Damon Lindelof’s HBO series, The Leftovers, Kurt Sutter’s FX project, The Bastard Executioner and the Netflix original, Narcos. He also recently sold one pilot to FX and another pilot...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 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.
 
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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.