Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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I learned how to see screenplays and movies with X-ray vision.
Screenwriting
Jon Mangion
teacher
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I thought everything about the course was great! The instructor, classmates, the tech support team, and I love how we are sent e-mail about anything that happens within our class.
Screenwriting
Holly Jablonowski
habitation specialist
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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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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 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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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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Every single lesson gave great insight into the craft of screenwriting.
Screenwriting
Ben Smiley, Jr.
database coordinator
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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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There were so many "Oh, I finally get it!" moments for me.
Screenwriting
Sara Snyder
public relations
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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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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'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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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 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 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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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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A great course to get one's hands dirty and learn the craft of screenwriting.
Screenwriting
Mandy Sayle
student
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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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