ClassWork Film Track: Episodic

Take a deep dive into writing, developing, and distributing an episodic series.

10–5pm (Classroom 1)

Unlimited Classes

Take as many as you want for $350 month. Or for $500 month also get a daily work space.

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Take a deep dive into writing, developing, and distributing an episodic series. This ClassWork Film Track is a sequence of classes that can be taken over January – March.

Film Track: Episodic

January 26   Web Series Writing and Development: The Essentials
                     Sarah Salovaara

February       Writing for a TV Series: Inside the Writer's Room
–                   TBD

March 4           Film Distribution: Successful Digital Release Strategies
11 & 18            Mounia Chiboub
March 5        The Reel Pitch: Selling Your Project on the Page, Screen, and in Person
12, & 19        Carolyn McDonald 

Click here for the Indie Producing track.

What You Will Learn

  • How to script a series, both when developing independently and with a network; How to finance and produce a web series independently and strategically; Audience finding and building techniques; How to pitch a series — what goes into the deck, outline, and budget?; The most successful formats and approaches of strong web series.

  • Gain an understanding of the running of a writer’s room; Learn how to develop a script with a team; Gain tips on how to break into the industry; How to outline a scene and episode; How to research to create a scene with dialog and characters.

  • Get an overview of all the VOD platforms that are available; Learn about marketing strategies for the release of your film and episodic series; Gain an understanding of how you can distribute your film and episodic series online.

  • How to write engaging project descriptions and queries; How to create the vital contents for your pitch package; What different kinds of pitch videos can achieve; How to tailor your pitch and pitch materials to different buyers; What to say, and what not to say, during pitch meetings.

About the instructor

Film Track Instructors

Film Track Instructors

Our instructors for the Episodic and Indie Producing tracks are Sarah Salovaara, Kishori Rajan, Reva Goldberg, Mounia Chiboub, plus more TBA.

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