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ADVANCED WORKSHOPS IN SCREENWRITING AND WRITING FOR TELEVISION

If you've successfully completed the year-long Professional Program in Screenwriting, or the year-long Professional Program in Writing for Television, you may enroll in an Advanced Workshop in your corresponding program.

In an Advanced Workshop, students may either rewrite a script they have already completed, or write an entirely new script within the 10-week quarter. Students meet once per week for three hours to participate in an intensive round-table analysis of their work. The Advanced Workshops, like the workshops in the Professional Program, are modeled after the MFA screenwriting program's "434" class. Designed by former MFA Screenwriting Chair Lew Hunter and current Chair Richard Walter, Advanced Workshops are limited to no more than eight students per class (online) and ten students per class (on campus) and are led by professional writers.

Students who successfully complete three Advanced Workshops receive a certificate of completion. Workshops do not have to be taken consecutively in order to receive the certificate.

The Winter 2018 Advanced Workshop schedule is as follows:
 
SCREENWRITING
 
Advanced Screenwriting (on campus)
Tuesdays, 7-10 p.m. PST, beginning January 9, 2018
Instructor: Hal Ackerman
 
Advanced Screenwriting (online)
Mondays, 6-9 p.m. PST, beginning January 9, 2018
Instructor: David Wagner
 
Please note: Advanced workshops in Screenwriting are only available to students who have successfully completed the Professional Program in Screenwriting. (No exceptions.)
In all of our advanced workshops, students may either rewrite a script, or write an entirely new script. 
 
How to Enroll: The cost for each Advanced Workshop is $1600. To enroll, fax the completed enrollment form. (You can purchase a cheap fax app on your phone.) Enrollment is handled on a first-come, first-served basis. Please do not call to enroll.
 
Writing for Television advanced classes will not be offered in the winter quarter.