Jun 03, 2023  
2020-2021 Catalog 
    
2020-2021 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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TELE 318 Writing the Situation Comedy


Advanced level scriptwriting course teaches the skills needed to write the most popular form in television today, the situation comedy. The class will require the students to write two half-hour comedies, one based on an existing prime-time television series, the other based on an original pilot concept. The scripts will be read and reviewed, step by step, in a classic writer’s table story conference procedure. In addition, there will be lectures on the writing of both the established sitcom as well as the original pilot episode.

Repeatable: Y
Formerly 40-3221
Prerequisites TELE 310 Writing for Television  or CINE 145 Screenwriting I: Writing the Short Film 
Minimum Credits 3 Maximum Credits 3





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