Foundations of Screenwriting: Writing for Netflix & TV

Learn the essentials for screenwriting for TV and streaming companies like Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, NBC, CBS & HBOMax.

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What you will learn

What streaming services are looking for

Television Script Formatting

One Hour Drama Structure

Half Hour Comedy Structure

How to Create a Series Bible

Description

Join over 60,000 students learning from our courses!

Do you want to write for television and streaming companies like Netflix, Hulu, Amazon, NBC, CBS or HBOMax? This course will teach you the essentials of screenwriting for top television network and streaming companies. Taught by best-selling author and screenwriter Geoffrey D. Calhoun.

We’ll cover:

  • Concept & Logline

  • Theme and Tone

  • World Building

  • Character: Differences Between Feature and TV

  • Conflict and Purpose

  • Building Layers

  • Story Patterns

  • Mysteries and Open Loops

  • Plot Arcs

  • Elevation of Conflict

  • Pushing Your Characters

  • The A, B, and C Plots

  • One Hour Drama Structure

  • Half Hour Comedy Structure

  • How to Create a Series Bible

  • Television Script Formatting

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About your instructor:

Geoffrey D. Calhoun is a multi-award-winning screenwriter and is sought out as a script consultant and a re-writer for various stages of development and production. He is the director of the Script Summit Screenplay Contest which is listed as one of the biggest Screenplay Competitions by The Script Lab.

He is known for his fast-paced thrillers but has also won awards for comedies and dramas. In 2017 Geoffrey was listed as a Top 100 Indie Writers in the World. He believes everyone is a writer at heart and has dedicated himself to help others learn the craft. His courses are designed to break down the mysteries of screenwriting by using easy to follow templates, outlines, and modern popular films as examples.

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So what are you waiting for? Whether you are fresh out of film school, a screenwriter who wants to create his/her own content or just someone who wants to make a feature film this course is for you. Join over 60,000 students that have already taken IFH filmmaking and screenwriting courses. 

If you've got the dream.

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If you've got the passion - but you're missing the knowledge and experience...this course will help you take your screenwriting dream to the next level.

Enroll NOW and learn how to writing for top television and streaming companies! Let's get started!


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Content

Writing for Television and Streaming

Introduction
Concept and Logline
Theme and Tone
World Building
Character: Differences Between Features and TV
Conflict and Purpose
Character: Build Layers
Story Pattern
Mysteries and Open Loops
Character: Plot Arcs
Elevation of Conflict
Pushing Your Characters: Broaden the World
The A, B, and C Plots

Structures

One-Hour Drama Structure
Half-Hour Comedy Structure
The Series Bible

Formatting Your Television Script

Script Formatting: Single Camera
Script Formatting: Multi-Camera

Reviews

Helene
April 13, 2022
De cursus is nieuw voor mij, ikzelf schrijf regelmatig korte verhalen, maar voor televisie heb ik nog nooit geschreven. Ik vind het wel interessant.

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