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Writing the 1-Hour TV Drama

What does it take to make a great 1-hour television drama script? Is it a compelling plot or protagonist? Is it engaging dialogue or originality? Learn the art of writing a 1-hour TV drama that launches your writing career into the fast lane. The six resources in this collection provide insider secrets for writing your 1-hour TV drama. With examples from the most popular dramas on television, you’ll be inspired to write strong, engaging characters that viewers either love or love to hate. Discover how to embed the essentials into your script, from structure and tone to pace and plot details.

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Writing the 1-Hour TV Drama - On Demand Edition

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What does it take to make a great 1 hour television drama script? Is it a compelling plot or protagonist? Is it engaging dialogue or originality? In this six-week course, you will learn what makes a script work in the tv drama genre. Learn exactly what can set a good script that gets set in the waste basket apart from an outstanding one that can get you a writing job or a production deal. The world of the one-hour drama is thriving—and alway...


The Secret to Creating Characters That Bring a TV Pilot to Life - OnDemand

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ABOUT THE WEBINAR We all dream of creating the next Breaking Bad or Orange Is The New Black or Transparent the kind of complex drama built around an unforgettable character in an impossible situation. And most of us may even have an idea for that character in mind – a protagonist just as compelling as a high school teacher who becomes a meth king or a retiree who finally comes out to his grown children about always identifying as a woman. ...


Creating a TV Pilot that Grips the Audience from Page 1 - OnDemand Edition

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ABOUT THE WEBINAR Do you want to get in on the red-hot world of TV and streaming content, but writing a pilot from scratch sounds too daunting? Do your TV scripts contain great ideas, but aren't yet placing in contests or catching the industry's eye? Are readers having trouble following your story or connecting with your themes? Do some of your characters and situations fall into cliches or stereotypes? Are you hoping to be seriously co...


Arc of Darkness: Piloting Game of Thrones, The Walking Dead and Mr. Robot - OnDemand Edition

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ABOUT THE WEBINAR Three fan-favorite series have emerged in recent years to redefine their respective genres on the small screen, garnering awards, high ratings and rabid followings. GAME OF THRONES, THE WALKING DEAD and MR. ROBOT are brilliant takes on the fantasy, horror and cyber-thriller genres that have brought new levels of intensity to worldwide audiences hungry for smart, dark, complex storytelling that respects the archetypes o...


The Modern TV Drama Pilot: How To Write For Success In Today's Marketplace - OnDemand

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ABOUT THE WEBINAR Television drama is changing faster and more radically than it ever has before. Yesterday’s hot hip hit now looks as stodgy and dated as reruns of The Mod Squad. The pilots networks are buying are faster, darker, and weirder than anything the medium has ever seen. And they’re only going to keep pushing in this direction – more complex, more disturbing, more violent, more addictive… and just plain more. If you want to sell ...


The One Hour Drama: How to Structure An Episode In Detail - OnDemand Edition

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ABOUT THE WEBINAR The hour long form is THE most vital TV story right now, and learning how they all work will vault you ahead of the competition - the patterns here are almost never taught, especially in this straightforward, deep, detailed way. Learning how to construct the 28 beat of all great TV drama and how they fit into a four act structure is the vital workhorse of nearly all hour story writer's rooms. Peter introduces you to...


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