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TV Drama 1 TV Drama Pilot Workshop

LA – West Apr 4, Apr 11, Apr 18, Apr 25, May 2 (5 Thurs. nights)7:00pm - 10:00pm$5252 Spots Left

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Do you have a great idea for HBO’s next hit series? Let successful TV writer Pat Charles (Co-Ep Black Lightning, Sons of Anarchy) help you transform your brilliant premise into a page-turning script! In this 5-week Los Angeles TV Drama Pilot Class, 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.

Pat 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 will have created an the outline for an irresistible TV Drama pilot.

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

Note: If you have never taken a TV writing class before, we strongly recommend you take the TV 101 and TV Structure for Pilot Writing in addition to this class.

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Pat Charles

Co-EP Black Lightning, Sons of Anarchy

Pat Charles is currently a Co-Executive Producer on The CW show Black Lightning. He has written on Sons of Anarchy for F/X, has been a writer and producer on Bones for FOX, and a writer and supervising producer on Resurrection for ABC and the Marvel / Netflix show Iron Fist. Pat has also sold pilots to HBO, FOX Television Studios, Showtime, CBS Studios and The CW. Pat is a graduate of the University of Maryland’s Radio, Television and Film Program and also teaches graduate screenwriting at Loyola Marymount University. MORE