Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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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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The great advantage to taking an online course is flexibility. I work full time and have a child. The fact that I could fit the course around my life rather than adapting my life to the course made all the difference—so much so that I've already enrolled for next term.
Screenwriting
Malin Jennings
vice president, public affairs
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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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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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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 single lesson gave great insight into the craft of screenwriting.
Screenwriting
Ben Smiley, Jr.
database coordinator
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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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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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A great course to get one's hands dirty and learn the craft of screenwriting.
Screenwriting
Mandy Sayle
student
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This course filled in a lot of blanks for me.
Screenwriting
Valerie Coyle
magazine editor
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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I stopped thinking about writing and simply wrote. I've gained a sense of fearlessness.
Screenwriting
Scott Barrow
assistant production manager
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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've taken this class multiple times and continue to get new learning from it.
Screenwriting
Pamela Skillings
marketing executive
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