Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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I think the course is a very good primer for a novice writer, but being a writer with a lot of experience, I was impressed with how the course sharpened my abilities.
Screenwriting
Bob Bowersox
actor/writer
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Every single lesson gave great insight into the craft of screenwriting.
Screenwriting
Ben Smiley, Jr.
database coordinator
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I would recommend this course to anyone who is trying to learn the basics of screenwriting.
Screenwriting
Michelle Mchatton
insurance assistant
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Screenwriting II allows each student to discuss and apply screenwriting concepts and techniques to our actual work-in-progress. It is a great way to learn the art of screenwriting!
Screenwriting
Linda Matthews
proposal consultant
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The instructor was extremely insightful and offered meaningful, individualized commentary designed to allow for the tremendous growth of each and every potential writer.
Screenwriting
Susan Avery
journalist
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I learned how to see screenplays and movies with X-ray vision.
Screenwriting
Jon Mangion
teacher
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1. Fabulous nuts-and-bolts tips on how to rewrite a script. 2. Bull's-eye suggestions from the instructor and the class on how to improve my script.
Screenwriting
Ed Stubbing
retired
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An ideal way to fix a script that has problems that you are struggling with.
Screenwriting
Nancy Bilyeau
editor
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I've taken this class multiple times and continue to get new learning from it.
Screenwriting
Pamela Skillings
marketing executive
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Presentation is simple and engaging. I preferred this to other intensive courses I’ve taken. It was shorter, less expensive, and easier to grasp.
Screenwriting
Ron Herzig
senior copywriter
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Every time I've come to class, I've felt as though I'm going to learn something new that I can instantly apply to my work. I've never been wrong.
Screenwriting
Craig Green
computer consultant
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This course filled in a lot of blanks for me.
Screenwriting
Valerie Coyle
magazine editor
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The instructor brings a clarity and personal approach to a subject the seemed mysterious and foreboding.
Screenwriting
Alain Espourteille
student
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The instructor was extraordinary. Funny, quick, positive, and very clear. She made the material live, in the sense that her exercises and lectures helped me experience firsthand the joys and challenges of screenwriting.
Screenwriting
Barbara Morris
tour manager
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This is a real advantage for someone like me who lives far from New York. I was happy to have found it.
Screenwriting
Ilona Koop
student
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There were so many "Oh, I finally get it!" moments for me.
Screenwriting
Sara Snyder
public relations
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Gotham gave me my first glimpse into the world of screenwriting. Armed with that knowledge, I packed up and headed for Hollywood. In less than two years, I went from a student in the Screenwriting I class to staff writer on the highest-rated syndicated action hour of the season.
Screenwriting
George Strayton
staff writer
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I wrote more in the first five weeks of the term than I had throughout the previous five years combined! If I had realized how inspiring the course was going to be, I’d have enrolled in it years earlier.
Screenwriting
Ed Askinazi
film editor
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A great course to get one's hands dirty and learn the craft of screenwriting.
Screenwriting
Mandy Sayle
student
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I've read books before on script writing, but nothing compares to what I learned in this instructor's class. I've gained invaluable knowledge in such a short period of time. I am now able to use her easy to follow steps to develop the screenplay I know I'm capable of writing.
Screenwriting
Scott Griffel
system engineer
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