Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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In just ten weeks, my understanding of film and what makes a good story has changed and evolved, and I feel well-prepared to write a far more compelling story now.
Screenwriting
Judy Chapman
editor
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A must-take course if you are interested in scriptwriting.
Screenwriting
Ron Hervey
library supervisor
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The class is a nurturing environment and a wonderful place to practice and hone the craft of screenwriting.
Screenwriting
Tim Kenyon
college instructor
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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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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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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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There were so many "Oh, I finally get it!" moments for me.
Screenwriting
Sara Snyder
public relations
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It was a great intro class to inspire you to write. The teacher's dynamic personality made the seven hours fly by. I got much more than I expected!
Screenwriting
Sean Patrick
advertising
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I cannot speak highly enough about the resource that Gotham is for writers. We are no longer on that journey alone. We can work at our craft all of the time with qualified, experienced, knowledgeable instructors. Thank you Gotham.
Screenwriting
Pene Patrick
filmmaker
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I learned the basics of screenwriting and all the components to a great screenplay. I can't wait to sign up for Screenwriting II and take my learning to the next level. This is a great place for writers!
Screenwriting
Brenda Berry
writer
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I learned a lot of details from someone who knows the inside scoop. Some of these topics I already had a broad understanding of, but the teacher gave me so much more information.
Screenwriting
Elizabeth Collins
director of photography
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I found myself excited by the class—I would rush home from work so I could read everyone's comments and submissions.
Screenwriting
Elsa Kessler
student
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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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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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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 cut to the heart of screenwriting. For the novice, he established clear parameters that will enable me to take my idea and write a better screenplay.
Screenwriting
Jeffrey Fox
sales management
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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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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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This course organized my imagination! I went into class with abstractions galore and emerged with a concrete script. The instructor's enthusiasm was instrumental in driving me onward, as was the enthusiasm of the class as a whole.
Screenwriting
Russ Rock
student
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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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