Writing Television Situation Comedy Scripts

COM FT 522

Intense writing workshop learning how to write professional sitcom scripts. Elements of character, dramatic story structure, how comedy is created, how scenes build and progress a story, formal story outlines, dialogue, the business of sitcom writing, pitching, arc, comedic premise are analyzed. The class becomes a sitcom writing team for a current hit series and writes an original class spec script to understand the process of group writing employed on most sitcoms. Also, students write their own personal spec scripts with individual conferences with the professor.

FALL 2014 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 Loman COM 109 M 10:00 am-1:00 pm WebReg Restricted
Stamped Approval
Grads Only
Class Full

FALL 2014 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
B1 Loman COM B31 W 12:00 pm-3:00 pm Stamped Approval
Ugrads & Grads

FALL 2014 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
C1 Loman SED 210 W 4:00 pm-7:00 pm Stamped Approval
Pre-Req for
Undergrads:Ft
310
Class Full

FALL 2014 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
D1 Loman COM 210 M 3:00 pm-6:00 pm Stamped Approval
Pre-Req for
Undergrads:
FT310
Class Full

SPRG 2015 Schedule

Section Instructor Location Schedule Notes
A1 TBD-TBD Class Full

Note: this course was also offered during Summer Term

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