Pilot Writing ONLINE Sundays noon-3pm PT/3-6pm ET

Pilot Writing:

Prerequisites None
Scheduled ONLINE Sundays noon-3pm PT/3-6pm ET
Start Date May 2, 2021, 12:00pm
Price $450
Class Size 8 students
Sessions 8 sessions, 3 hours each

In this class, you will learn how to write an original half-hour comedy pilot, and have a completed draft by the end of the class! We’ll go through every stage of the process, from formulating your idea, structuring that idea into an outline, and bringing that outline to life in script form. The instructor will be giving detailed notes and feedback, but everyone in the class will also be encouraged to provide notes and pitches, to simulate the collaborative nature of a TV writers’ room. By the end of the class, you will have a thirty to thirty-five-page pilot that you can use as a sample, as something to try and get produced, or maybe you just want to print it out and stare at it! Whatever you do with it, this class will help you write an awesome pilot.


Keeping up with the writing assignments is critical for this class, especially in the later sessions. There will also be some light required reading and watching.


Students should have access to a computer and stable, robust internet access, webcam & microphone. 


There is work outside of class, preparing sketches for presentation in every class and viewing sketch videos. This online course uses Google Classroom and Google Meet programs to conduct live sessions with your instructor and fellow students.


Please check to see if you have the compatibility requirements for utilizing these
programs before registering:


https://support.google.com/meet/answer/7317473?hl=en




NOTE THIS CLASS MEETS ON PACIFIC STANDARD TIME (PST)




(NO CLASS MAY 30- Memorial Day Weekend)


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Kevin Pedersen, teacher

Kevin Pedersen Kevin was on a UCB Harold Team for 4 years and was also a member of three Maude teams, a co-director of Sketch Cram, and the host and producer of the movie-themed variety show "Spoilers Revealed". Other credits at UCB include improvising with "Coming Clean" and written work for Quick 'n Dirty Musicals and the sketch group Thirty:30. Outside of UCB, writing credits include "My Knight And Me," "Popzilla," "HubWorld," "Word Girl," "Bob and Doug," and the Onion. Kevin is currently the Head Writer for the animated show "Talking Tom And Friends," now streaming on Netflix and YouTube and several worldwide video platforms he doesn't really know much about. 

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