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WRITING THE TV COMEDY (5 WEEK)

Do you have a hysterical idea for next season’s hit breakout comedy? Then this class is for you. Let successful TV writer Michael Saltzman (Mad Men, Murphy Brown), share his secrets for developing the DNA of your show, finding the funny, crafting characters that bring us back, season after...Read More »


A-LIST SCRIBE: A SCREENWRITING MASTER CLASS

The entertainment world is a tough nut to crack. It’s best to brave it with the help of a seasoned pro. His name is Peter Iliff, scribe of blockbuster films including “Point Break,” “Varsity Blues,” and over 50 other sold projects, including a series to Netflix. In this five...Read More »


MEET ME NOW, LOVE ME LATER: WRITING THE STUDIO ROMANTIC COMEDY

Two gorgeous diametrically opposed people meet, build an impenetrable bond despite the fact that they hate each other, and then fall head over heels in love. Sounds easy, right? Think again. Romantic comedies are an art form unto themselves, requiring an electric mix of witty banter and smoldering chemistry...Read More »


MICRO BUDGET MADNESS: WRITING A SCRIPT YOU CAN ACTUALLY GO OUT AND SHOOT!

It’s the Hollywood dream: you and five best friends throw in 2k each and make the genius indie film that launches you to greatness. But how do you do it? You’ll need actors, sets, and lots of help. But most importantly, you’ll need a solid script that takes into...Read More »


BRAND U: A BLOG WRITING WORKSHOP

Want to use your blog as a personal branding weapon to achieve your dreams? Goodbye day job, hello Jenn Fujikawa, creator of award-winning blog www.justjennrecipes.com. In this one-day class, Jenn will teach you how to take your blog from hobby to creative career. Through an informative craft talk, you’ll...Read More »


THE REAL STORY: A SHORT STORY WORKSHOP (1 DAY)

Have you always dreamed of writing brilliant tales of urban intrigue for the New Yorker? Now’s your chance! In this class, successful fiction writer, Jim Gavin will share his recipe for crafting an irresistible short story! Through fun, in-class writing exercises and an engaging craft talk, he’ll help...Read More »


THE REAL STORY: A SHORT STORY WORKSHOP (5 WK)

Picture it: you open up the fiction page of The New Yorker and the top story is yours! Award-winning author Jim Gavin has done it and in this 5-week class he’ll show you how. You’ll learn you how to write a clear, compelling tale in five pages or...Read More »


FROM TEEN TO TWEEN: A MIDDLE GRADE AND YA WORKSHOP

What does it take to write the next “Harry Potter”? Whether your story takes place in Middle Earth, a dystopian future, or a gated suburb, bestselling author D.J. MacHale will show you how. He’ll share his tricks for using personal experiences to bring your conflicts and characters to life...Read More »


A NOVEL APPROACH: TACKLING THE LONG FORMAT WRITING PROJECT (5 WK)

Is it your dream to write the great American novel? Finishing a book is a tough thing to do even for the seasoned professional. In this class, successful novelist Lauren Strasnick will help you nudge your book to the finish line! She’ll also teach you techniques for creating a...Read More »