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TV Spec 2 TV Spec Draft Writing Workshop

LA – East Mar 23, 30, Apr 6, Apr 13 (4 Saturdays)10:30am - 5:30pmThere will be a 1 hour lunch break from 12:30-1:30 p.m. each class$925.003 Spots Left

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You have all the elements of a great Spec: a great show, an original premise and a solid beat sheet. Unfortunately, the thought of actually writing the spec draft fills you with dread every time you stare down at the blank screen. No problem!

Blackish TV Show Devanshi Patel (ABC/Disney Fellow, God Friended Me, Blackish) will take you through the paces in this eight-week Los Angeles TV Spec Draft Writing Workshop. She will help you hone your beat sheets, turn them into an outline, and craft your fresh new take on an existing show with pizazz. Devanshi will also show you how to write that killer opening scene and turn your detailed roadmap into literary gold. Students will also be put in study groups to keep you on track week to week. By the end of the class, you’ll have made progress on your first draft and be on your to way to revising it. Fellowship invitation not included.

19 padders have been staffed & 9 won fellowships at ABC, Fox, CBS and NBC after taking our TV classes.

Pre-requisite: Beat sheet of TV Spec Comedy, Drama or Dramedy and TV Spec I writing class at Writing Pad.

Prerequisites: Spec 1

Devanshi Patel

God Friended Me, Blackish, ABC Fellow

Devanshi Patel was a 2014 ABC Fellow. She has written on CBS's God Friended Me, ABC’s Black-ish and TBS’s Ground Floor. In 2017, she sold 1 pilot to the CW. Devanshi cut her comedy chops performing stand up all over clubs in New York City and touring on the east coast. She starting writing scripts and when the first pilot she wrote got her into the FOX Writer’s Fellowship, she moved to LA and took classes at UCLA and got improv training at the Upright Citizens Brigade. She has a BS in Finance and International Business from NYU and worked in Finance – experience she later took and wrote about in a pilot that helped her get into the ABC Writers Program. MORE