If you're eager to break into the world of script writing, Gotham Writers’ Workshop can point you in the right direction. We have courses in:
Screenwriting: writing scripts for feature-length films TV Writing: writing scripts for episodic TV dramas and comedies Playwriting: writing scripts for stage plays
Though there are many similarities between these forms, there are also significant differences. If you’re hoping to write something and see it produced (somewhere, even in a small theatre) in a relatively short time, you have the best chance by writing a play. Breaking into the professional world of screenwriting and TV writing is usually a long haul.
To further enhance your study of script writing, we have courses in:
How to Sell Your Screenplay: marketing feature-length film scripts Film Analysis: analyzing produced films from a screenwriter’s point of view Writing Dialogue: a one-day workshop on the art of writing dialogue (NYC only)
How do you write a screenplay that might get bought by studio or a production company? Write a compelling script that’s impossible to stop reading, vividly cinematic, properly formatted, and ...
Theater is the oldest form of dramatic storytelling, and many still consider it the most electrifying. Nothing beats the intensity of actors sharing the same air as the audience. The laughs and gasps ...
How do you break into TV as a writer? The most likely path is to join the staff of an existing show. To win those jobs, you need samples of your work, which means one or both of these: 1) ...