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"This class is like the discussions you wish you and your friends had after going to the movies."
- Marisa Johnson
 policy analyst
"Before the course, I had many ideas on screenwriting that I had acquired from reading books and attending lectures, but they remained more or less abstract notions. This course was invaluable in helping me attain a more concrete and illuminating understanding of the craft. It feels like someone has flipped the light switch on."
- Raj Mahtani
 Translator
"This is so much more than what you think Script Analysis would cover."
- Anna Minasyan
 sociologist
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Creative Writing Classes in NYC and Online with Professional Writing Instructors
Creative Writing Classes in NYC and Online with Professional Writing Instructors
Creative Writing Classes in NYC and Online with Professional Writing Instructors
Film Analysis

To excel at writing screenplays or TV scripts, one must do more than simply enjoy the shows. The writer needs to study movies and TV. Painters typically learn their craft by studying the work of masters, and most accomplished scriptwriters do the same. Who better to show you the ropes of great screenwriting and TV writing than those who created such works as The Graduate, Thelma and Louise, and Breaking Bad? Who better to inspire you to new heights?

In this course, you will learn the craft of screenwriting and TV writing by studying great movies and TV shows. Each week focuses on an aspect of scriptwriting craft in relation to a specific movie or TV episode watched (or read) by the class. Like works of fine art, these films and episodes are analyzed from every angle in a way that is instructive, inspiring, and entertaining.

If you seek to excel at scriptwriting, let those who have been there show the way.



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Script Analysis | 6-week Workshop
 
  • Watching and analyzing great film and TV scripts
  • Lectures on the craft of scriptwriting
  • Writing exercises
Script Analysis is for anyone who wants to study the craft of scriptwriting for movies or TV. It’s a perfect companion to a Screenwriting or TV Writing class. Though the class is designed for writers, the curious movie or TV fan is also welcome.

Online Classes  
Tuition: $299. Registration Fee $25.  
Each class strictly limited to 20 students, ages 18 and up.

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Jan 21 Wednesdays Online 24 hrs. a day
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  Course Includes:
Her
by Spike Jonze
Apr 22 Wednesdays Online 24 hrs. a day
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Jul 15 Wednesdays Online 24 hrs. a day
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Oct 14 Wednesdays Online 24 hrs. a day
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