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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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 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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An ideal way to fix a script that has problems that you are struggling with.
Screenwriting
Nancy Bilyeau
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 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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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 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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Every single lesson gave great insight into the craft of screenwriting.
Screenwriting
Ben Smiley, Jr.
database coordinator
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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 really loved this course! The instructor kept my interest in the class, and his constructive criticism made me want to write more and more. It’s great to have the opportunity to explore something that can be so fulfilling.
Screenwriting
Stephanie Burke
student
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The instructor was informed, funny, down-to-earth, encouraging, and interesting.
Screenwriting
Kathy Halvorson
musician
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The course covered every aspect of screenwriting, and the instructor gave me tools that improved my grasp of how to write cinematically.
Screenwriting
Jennifer Sotham
writer
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This course went beyond what I expected. It was amazing!
Screenwriting
Doug Goodrich
actor
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This course offered a great outline of the aspects of screenwriting.
Screenwriting
John Diaz
student
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The group feedback really helped me to hone my script.
Screenwriting
Melanie Bates
writer
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The class was a good grounding in the basics. It clarified and made writing stories much more approachable—a good springboard.
Screenwriting
Debbie Jenkinson
animator
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