Do you have a TV pilot you've been wanting to write in a creative, supportive environment? This is the perfect screenwriting workshop to launch you towards your goal. Over 10 weeks, participants will focus on the development of an original series pilot - starting with a logline, drafting pitch materials, working on character development and arcs, crafting a series bible, and mapping an outline - the key to your pilot! In virtual workshop sessions, participants will receive feedback from their instructor and cohort, as well as discuss reading assignments and pre-recorded lectures.
Take TV Writing Workshop Pilot I either as a standalone course or continue on with TV Writing Workshop Pilot 2.
This workshop combines scheduled real-time virtual class meetings via Zoom, asynchronous material, and independent work.
- Number of weeks: 10
- Session dates: 9/22/22–12/01/22 (No class for Thanksgiving holiday)
- Number of meetings per week: One 3-hour meeting/wk
- Meeting schedule: Th: 7:00 pm–10:00 pm CT
- Tuition: $625
- Web cam
Software / Apps
Zoom (free virtual conferencing app)
Screenwriting software. Some suggestions:
Instructor: Sarah Grodsky
Sarah Grodsky is an East Coast-born screenwriter living on the West Coast with a gray tabby cat named Merlin. They currently work for Emmy nominee Amy Talkington, assisting in the development of new TV series. Sarah's pilots have been shortlisted by The Sundance Institute, NBC's Writers on the Verge, Austin Film Festival, and Screencraft Pilot Launch. Their short, B***h's Tit, was selected by the Women Texas Film Festival in 2018. They also penned Denius Showcase selections Failure to Yield and Ursus. Sarah has an MFA in Screenwriting from UT Austin RTF and a BFA in Theatre Performance from Montclair State University.