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Limited to 20 students | Number of openings left: 0 - Program Full
PROGRAM FULL
Who's Eligible: Students entering grades 9 through 12 and high school graduates

 

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How are great TV and film stories created like STRANGER THINGS, THE WALKING DEAD, THE GAME OF THRONES, ORANGE IS THE NEW BLACK, THIS IS US, THE AVENGERS or DEADPOOL? 

Here is your chance to learn the craft of screen and television writing to see if you’re the next JJ Abrams, David Chase, Diablo Cody or Wes Anderson. 

At this one-week intensive script writing workshop, you'll learn the elements of storytelling, find your voice as a writer and create your own scripts, as well as learn what it takes to work as a team of writers to develop a television spec script of some of the hottest shows out there.  At the end of the course, you’ll have completed a short script, the tools to uncover the mysteries of storytelling, and a collection of exercises to jump-start your creativity.

Tuition (full payment due by Monday, June 2)

Commuters - $495- includes lunch buffet & Final Draft 10 Software for those students who bring a laptop.

Resident Students - $900 - includes three meal plan per day plus Final Draft 10 Software for those students who bring a laptop.

*Students must be at least 16 years of age to live on campus.

Classes will be held from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday. Lunch will be from noon to 1 p.m.

Registration Form - A non-refundable deposit of $100 is required with registration to secure your spot.

Participation Agreement - All registered students will need to complete the participation agreement.

Syllabus - Screenwriting Camp

Refund Policy:

  • Withdraw before June 2: $100 non-refundable
  • Withdraw from June 3 to June 10: $150 non refundable - 75% of tuition refundable
  • Withdraw from June 11 to June 18: $240 non-refundable - 60% of tuition refundable
  • Withdraw from June 18 to June 25: $300 non-refundable - 50% of tuition refundable
  • Withdraw during the program - No refund - A credit certificate can be issued with a doctor's excuse. 

CURRENT INSTRUCTORS

Elise D’Haene is a novelist, screenwriter and editor. Among her screen credits, she was a writer on Disney’s The Little Mermaid II and penned several episodes of the Showtime series Red Shoe Diaries and Chromium Blue. She was a story editor for the NBC series Wind on Water and has written or co-written dozens of pilot scripts for Disney, FOX, FX, NBC and ABC, among others. She also wrote several feature films and was a writer on the feature Sunstorm. Her first novel, Licking our Wounds, won the Small Press Book Award at Book Expo in Chicago and she won the Hemingway Award for her short story, Married. D’Haene has two television series in development, Tell Me Everything and Luna Bay.


For more information, contact us at: 412-392-3456 or mshahen@pointpark.edu

or mail your registration to: Point Park Community Classes - 201 Wood St - Pittsburgh, PA 15222