You've got your series bible and your pilot outline, now what? Over four weeks, participants will write and revise their pilot scripts. Virtual classes will offer live feedback and discussion, and pre-recorded lectures and interviews with industry professionals and other writers will continue to offer in-depth information about pilot scripts and the writing process.
Prerequisites: TV Writing Bootcamp I or have a fully developed show bible and pilot outline
This workshop combines scheduled real-time virtual class meetings via Zoom, asynchronous material, and independent work.
- Number of weeks: 4
- Session dates: 8/3/20-8/27/20
- Number of meetings per week: two 2-hour meetings/wk
- Meeting schedule: M/Th: 7:00 pm–9:00 pm CT
- Tuition: $500
- Web cam
Software / Apps
Zoom (free virtual conferencing app)
Screenwriting software. Some suggestions:
Katherine Craft is a Texas native with extensive experience as a playwright and theatre-maker. She has an MFA in Screenwriting from the University of Texas at Austin, and holds an MA in Applied Drama from Goldsmiths College at the University of London. She founded Conspire Theatre, a nonprofit that uses theatre to work with women during and after incarceration.
She's the creator and writer of the series Kappa Crypto, an Indigo/NBC production and Snap Original Series, which is currently streaming on Snapchat. She received a 2017 HBOAccess Writing Fellowship, and her pilot Halfway premiered at the 2019 Tribeca Film Festival. She has written and produced several short narrative films, including June (2018), which won first place in the HBO 2018 APA Visionaries showcase, and Charlotte and Charlie (2018), which was a finalist in the PBS Online Film Festival. She was the resident playwright for the award-winning theatre company the Exchange Artists for six years.