ENGL 291
Writing for Television - Creating a Series Fall 2024
Division I

Class Details

You”ll learn about the structure and function of a pilot for a television series, and then write one. Students will provide oral and written comments to their peers on their work and participate in class discussion. Individual conferences with the instructor, and independent work. (The instructor, Michael Sardo, is a Williams College alum and Emmy-nominated writer and executive producer.)
The Class: Format: seminar
Limit: 12
Expected: 12
Class#: 1635
Grading: yes pass/fail option, no fifth course option
Requirements/Evaluation: Active participation in whole class and small group discussions. Successful completion of assigned reading and exercises. A completed pilot script. Grades: 50% active participation (discussion, notes process), 50% script.
Prerequisites: none
Enrollment Preferences: Students who have pre-registered. If the course is over-enrolled at the end of pre-registration, students will be asked to complete an assignment to determine admission.
Distributions: Division I
Attributes: ENGL Creative Writing Courses

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