Learn the Secrets of Writing TV Dramas

If you want to write brilliant, breakthrough material, write for television. From "Orange is the New Black" to "Girls" to "Mad Men," television writing is where the most entertaining, evocative and surprising stories are being told. Where do you start? How do you polish what you've got? Learn from the best. Peter Russell, award-winning UCLA Extension instructor of the year and co-founder of How Movies Works, takes you through the plot structures of television dramas: Episodic and Serial storylines. We also show you how creators Vince Gilligan and Aaron Sorkin create tension in TV DRAMA. We'll show you BEAT BY BEAT how BREAKING BAD and NEWSROOM work. You'll understand how to approaching writing shows like "The Good Wife," and "CSI" or "Gray's Anatomy."

You'll learn about writing great characters, writing vivid action and how to build relationships between characters that the audience cares about. This 3-hour lecture is only $5 for the first hour and $20 additional for the full lecture. You'll also receive a video link to the lecture to view online.

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  • Alex P.

    David Pro!

    April 13, 2014

  • David P.

    Great information!

    April 13, 2014

  • Sergei

    Hey guys. I'm a music composer for film and TV and would love to meet everyone on the event! :)

    April 10, 2014

  • Alex P.

    Hello, I look fwd to meeting everyone.

    April 9, 2014

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