Student Quotes

See what our students are saying about their Gotham classes.

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A wonderful course that teaches how to watch movies in a new way and is also instructive if you want to begin writing screenplays yourself.
Scripts in Focus
Emunah Herzog
registered nurse
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The teacher was absolutely fantastic! His feedback was detailed, constructive, and encouraging. His lessons were informative, easy to follow, and so very entertaining. Finally, his sense of humor is priceless.
Scripts in Focus
Karen Savin
consultant
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This is so much more than what you think Script Analysis would cover.
Scripts in Focus
Anna Minasyan
sociologist
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A very informative way to analyze stories from movies and television.
Scripts in Focus
Sebastian San Miguel
TV producer
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Script Analysis was amazing! I learned amazing tidbits of plot from blockbusters and twists in dialogue from indies. The scope of the class only increased my passion for writing in the dramatic arts.
Scripts in Focus
Jennifer Kaczmarek
playwright
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Before the course, I had many ideas on screenwriting that I had acquired from reading books and attending lectures, but they remained more or less abstract notions. This course was invaluable in helping me attain a more concrete and illuminating understanding of the craft. It feels like someone has flipped the light switch on.
Scripts in Focus
Raj Mahtani
translator
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Script Analysis should be everyone's complementary course to any screenwriting class. The films and screenplays are perfectly selected to match the week's discussion.
Scripts in Focus
Irene Quisenberry
homemaker
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Engaging, fun, informative, contemplative, and wonderful!
Scripts in Focus
Michael Salimitari
sales rep
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I've learned how to dig deeper into the dynamics and mechanics of film and make more meaningful connections between theme, character, and narrative.
Scripts in Focus
Angelo Crespo
sales
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This class is like the discussions you wish you and your friends had after going to the movies.
Scripts in Focus
Marisa Johnson
policy analyst
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It's a very effective way of learning how to write screenplays—by reading, watching, and discussing other people's produced work.
Scripts in Focus
Antonio Cardoso
graduate student
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I can honestly say that I learned more in these six weeks than in other ten weeks courses combined. It's just a pity that it had to end.
Scripts in Focus
Michaela Grunig
investment banker
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I learned everything I wanted to know and was afraid to ask about film and filmmaking. Script Analysis was invaluable to me, especially on the heels of my Screenwriting I class.
Scripts in Focus
Kiva Wolfe
writer/publicist/fundraiser
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This course taught me the intricacies and hidden details of making a film.
Scripts in Focus
Jeremy Rice
sales representative
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I gained an in-depth knowledge of film. This class is essential to screenwriting.
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Carrie Kauzlarich
writer
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