Advanced Workshops in Screenwriting and Writing for Television

Advanced Workshops

If you have met the requirements to enroll in an advanced workshop, you may call the Professional Programs office directly at 310.825.6124 to enroll. 

We announce our advanced workshops about six weeks before each quarter begins here on this page and on our private alumni page. Enrollment is first-come, first-served.

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

Fall 2020 Schedule

FALL 2020 ADVANCED ENROLLMENT IS NOW OPEN.

ADVANCED WORKSHOP IN SCREENWRITING AND WRITING FOR TELEVISION (Comedy only)

Announcing the Fall 2020 Advanced Screenwriting and Writing for Television Workshop (available online only, comedy scripts only)

Saturdays, 1pm to 4pm PST, beginning October 3, 2020

Tuition: $1600

Instructor: David Wagner

David wrote Van Wilder, The Girl Next Door, Underclassman, My Baby’s Daddy, and has sold TV pilot pitches to ABC, Fox, MTV, Nickelodeon, and more. Check out our website for his full bio. 

This is a unique workshop:

To participate in this workshop, you must write a comedy script only. No dramas.  

This workshop will be a mix of screenwriters and TV writers. 

Rules for participation in this worksop:

Students who previously completed the Professional Program in Screenwriting  may either rewrite a comedic feature screenplay they have already completed, or write an entirely new comedic feature screenplay within the 10-week quarter. (They cannot write TV scripts in this workshop.)

Students who previously completed the Professional Program in Writing for Television  may either rewrite an original comedic TV pilot they have already completed, or write an entirely new comedic TV pilot within the 10-week quarter. (They cannot write feature screenplays in this workshop.)

Please note: Advanced workshops in Screenwriting and Writing for Television are only available to students who have successfully completed the Professional Program in Screenwriting or Writing for Television. 

Enrollment for our advanced workshops is on a first-come, first-served basis.

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Contact

102 E. Melnitz Hall, Box 951622
Los Angeles, CA 90095-1622
310.825.6124
professionalprograms@tft.ucla.edu