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Screenwriting: Writing Your First Act (Level 2) (Dec. 2019)

Learn how to give shape and form to the outline/treatment you created in Screenwriting Level 1 with an experienced screenwriter as your guide. During this eight-week, Level 2 course, you will continue to develop your outline and create a working draft of the first act of your screenplay. Sessions include presentations, interactive exercises, discussions of your works-in-progress, and a one-on-one mentoring session focused on your project. Eligibility Requirement: Completion of Sundance Co//ab Screenwriting Level 1 course or completion of at least one feature screenplay as the writer.

Amy Fox

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TV Writing: Creating Your Pilot and Series Outline (Level 2) (Dec. 2019)

Learn how to give shape and form to the work you started in TV Writing Level 1 with an experienced TV writer as your guide. During this eight-week, Level 2 course, you will work on developing your idea into a pilot and series outline. Sessions include presentations/discussions, interactive exercises, a case study with a renowned Advisor from the Sundance network, and a one-on-one mentoring session focused on your project. Eligibility Requirement: Completion of Sundance Co//ab TV Writing Level 1 course or completion of at least one pilot script as the writer.

Semi Chellas

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Screenwriting: Core Elements (Level 1) (Jan. 2020)

Learn the core elements of writing a screenplay for a feature film, with an accomplished screenwriter as your guide. During this eight-week, Level 1 course, you will develop a new script idea into an outline that can be used to write your first draft. Sessions include presentation and discussion, interactive exercises, and a writing workshop with a renowned Advisor from the Sundance network. The course concludes with a one-on-one mentoring session focused on your project.

Jessie Keyt

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TV Writing: Core Elements (Level 1) (Feb. 2020)

Learn the core elements of writing a TV pilot with an accomplished TV writer as your guide. During this eight-week, Level 1 course, you’ll create an outline for an original pilot script and learn a set of tools to help you ask the important questions of every scene and character that will get you past "stuck" when writing future episodes. Sessions include presentation and discussion, interactive exercises, and a case study with a renowned Advisor from the Sundance network. The course concludes with a one-on-one mentoring session focused on your project.

Angela LaManna

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Screenwriting: Writing Your First Act (Mar. 2020)

Learn how to give shape and form to your completed screenplay outline with an experienced screenwriter as your guide. During this eight-week, Level 2 course, you will learn techniques for crafting scenes, developing character, and writing dialogue as you continue to hone the working draft of your screenplay’s first act. Sessions will include presentation and discussion on topics tailored to course participants, and breakout sessions to give feedback on individual works-in-progress. The course concludes with a one-on-one mentoring session focused on your project.

David Schwab

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Creating Your Nonfiction Podcast: Audio Storytelling (Mar. 2020)

Podcasts offer an engaging and inexpensive platform for creators to craft audio stories and distribute their work to an international audience—and they’ve never been more popular. This eight-week course will focus on the tools and a pathway for producing your own podcast. Learn the fundamentals of podcast creation, storytelling, and distribution with a successful podcast producer as your guide. The course concludes with a one-on-one mentoring session focused on your project.

Neil Trevithick

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Master Class Archive: Screenwriting with Meg LeFauve (INSIDE OUT, CAPTAIN MARVEL)

Meg LeFauve

Writer, Producer

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Screenwriting: Core Elements (Apr. 2020)

Learn the core elements of writing a screenplay for a feature film, with an accomplished screenwriter as your guide. In this live, online course, you will develop a new script idea into an outline that can be used to write your first draft. The eight weeks will cover character development, theme, story arcs and visual storytelling. Sessions include presentation, discussion, and interactive exercises. The course concludes with a one-on-one mentoring session focused on your project.

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TV Writing: Crafting Your Pilot and Series Outline (Apr. 2020)

Learn how to give shape and form to the outline of your pilot with an experienced TV writer as your guide. In this live, online course you will work on developing your idea into a pilot and series outline. These eight weeks will cover openings and endings, dialogue, and sharpening characters. Sessions include presentations, discussion, and interactive exercises. The course concludes with a one-on-one mentoring session focused on your project. Eligibility Requirement: Completion of Sundance Co//ab TV Writing Core Elements course or completion of at least one pilot script as the writer.

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Screenwriting: Horror/Psychological Thriller (Apr. 2020)

Learn the foundational elements of writing a horror/psychological thriller screenplay with an accomplished genre screenwriter as your guide. In this live, online course, you will develop a new script idea into an outline that can be used to create your first draft. These eight weeks will cover character arcs, film structure, atmosphere and setting, and the distinction between supernatural horror and psychological horror. Sessions include presentations, discussion, and interactive exercises. The course concludes with a one-on-one mentoring session focused on your project.