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Television Writing Workshop

Instructor:  Wendy Eley Jackson, M.F.A.

Lecturer, University of California Santa Barbara & Carsey-Wolf Center

"Educating & Supporting GEORGIA'S Writing Talent!" 

REGISTER TODAY!!!!     April 5 - 30, 2020

STUCK AT HOME?  Learn TV Writing LIVE - ONLINE via ZOOM!  4-weeks 8-hours of instruction, Sundays & Wednesdays from 7pm-8pm EST.  PLUS, private one-on-one advisory for your own personal scripts.

$299   Limited to 15 students!

**Textbooks are required for this course and available online through AMAZON.**


An native of Atlanta, GA, Wendy Eley Jackson is a faculty member at U.C. Santa Barbara where she teaches Basic and Advanced Screenwriting  in Film & Media Studies and the College of Creative Studies.  She is also the Instructor for the television writing program at the Carsey-Wolf Center (Marcy Carsey, Producer (The Cosby Show, Roseanne) and Dick Wolf, Creator (Law & Order, Law & Order SUV, Chicago P.D., Chicago, Fire).

U.C. Santa Barbara is ranked #7 Public University in the USA according to 2020 U.S. News & World Report and ranked #13 in the 2020 Best Bachelor's Film Production Degree.

"Wendy really understands how to teach television writing and her students are landing jobs in major studios and agencies thanks to the preparation she provides!"

- Barry Katz, Producer 

"Not everyone can teach how to create dynamic characters and story.  Wendy's style to teach you how to develop characters and their world is second to none!  Best class I have taken in a very long time!  Worth every penny!

- Emmanuel Walker, Former Student & William Morris Endeavor Agency , Literary Assistant


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APRIL 5 & 8 - Week One

Story development.  Introduction, creation story, structure, tone & style, genre. creating a Bible.

APRIL 12 & 15 - Week Two

Character development.  Dynamic characters versus flat characters.  Who are they?  Developing character arcs.

April 19 &  22 - Week Three

Mock writer's room.  Writing the pilot.  Scene pitches and assignments

April 26 & 29 - Week Four

Completion of Pilot.  Completion of Bible

Students are able to submit their own personal projects for one-on-one advisory. Advisory is set through available times in 30 minute blocks.

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