Alan Kingsberg's TV Writing

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AVAILABLE CLASSES

8 WEEK COURSE

A small workshop of 10 – 13 students will meet one evening per week for 8 weeks. Each class will be 2 1/2 hours. The total cost of the course is $1195. In order to reserve one of the limited places in the class, please email Alan a brief note telling him your name, the shows you like to watch, and your writing background if relevant. Adkingsberg@gmail.com. Once you hear back from him, you may then reserve a seat in the class by placing a 50 percent deposit through PayPal or by personal check.

CURRENT TIME SLOTS AVAILABLE

Tuesdays: 6:30 - 9:00 PM, September 18 - November 6. Greenwich Village. SOLD OUT. Please inquire about wait list.

Tuesdays: November 27 - February 12. Greenwich Village. (No classes Dec 18-Jan 8).


THE WRITERS ROOM

A 7-8 week advanced workshop with a maximum of 11 students. Modeled on a professional writers room, students actively participate in discussing each others’ scripts. Open to those who have taken previous workshops with Alan. Cost $1200.

Wednesdays: 6:30 – 9 pm, September 5 - October 24. Greenwich Village. SOLD OUT. Please inquire about wait list.

Wednesdays: 6:30 - 9 pm, October 31 - December 19. Greenwich Village.



AFTERNOON SEMINAR

“HOW TO BREAK INTO TV WRITING”

A 4 hour intensive course in the essentials of TV writing, including how to build a portfolio to get an agent and a job, how to structure a spec script and pilot, and how to brainstorm story ideas that sell. Each student gets individual feedback on their current TV script or idea.

Special guests have included writers from 30 Rock, Colbert Report, Seinfeld, Smash, Onion News Network, Law and Order.

Time and Dates TBD.

COST $175



SUMMER TV WRITING INTENSIVE
Southampton, NY - July 11-July 22

Sun, swim, WRITE!

This small immersive workshop will meet for 12 days and will include both group work and individual advisement.

In a clearly defined step-by- step process students learn how to create an ORIGINAL SERIES and write a pilot script.

After you design your series, you will learn how to brainstorm story ideas, structure an outline and write scenes with dialogue, all in a constructive, supportive workshop atmosphere. The class covers both comedies and dramas and is designed for both the beginning and experienced writer. Perfect for NY locals and out-of-towners looking for a script-cation.

It's a great chance to start a new pilot or advance the one you’re writing. As part of the Southampton Writers Conference there are dorms and good food available one mile from the ocean!

Plus there are Master Classes you can attend taught by amazing authors like Roger Rosenblatt, Marissa Silver and Matthew Klam.

Here’s the link. You have to apply through Southampton Writers Conference but let me know if you’re interested and I can answer any questions you have and track your admissions for you.



CONSULTATIONS

All script consultations include scene by scene written notes and a 60 to 90 minute one-on-one meeting, in person or by Skype. Half-hour scripts - $1000. One hour scripts - $1500. Email for more details.

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