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What you’ll achieve: In this project-centered course*, you will design a series bible and write a complete pilot episode for your own unique television or web series, be it drama or comedy or something in between. You’ll learn to break down the creative process into components, and you’ll discover a structured process that allows you to produce a polished and pitch-ready script in just a few weeks. Completing this project will increase your confidence in your ideas and abilities, and you’ll feel prepared to pitch your first script and get started on your next. Here is a link to a trailer for the course. To view the trailer, please copy and paste the link into your browser. https://vimeo.com/423035246/6b3c18c4c5 This is a course designed to tap into your creativity and is based in "Active Learning". Most of the actual learning takes place within your own activities - that is, writing! You will learn by doing. "Thank you so much for your direct way of teaching this course. It was encouraging for us all to creatively flow and find our own voice in writing and developing our scripts. This aspect was very important to me." Ingrid The course curriculum is simple: you’ll write, revise your work, and share feedback with your peers. I am a proponent of Experiential Learning (active learning). My lectures are short (sometimes just two minutes long) and to the point, designed in a step-by-step process essential to your success as a script writer. I will guide you but I won’t "show" you how to write. I firmly believe that the only way to become a writer is to write, write, write. “David's lecture style for this course is inspired. The videos are succinct and engaging. When I watch the lectures I feel David’s sincere desire for me to create something truly amazing. He is teaching us how to write a script, and he is providing wisdom and tools that will help us do so in a compelling way - by writing; not by watching him talk at us.” - A R Adamson What you’ll need to get started: To begin with, any basic word processor will do. During week two, you can choose to download some free scriptwriting software such as Celtx or Trelby or you may choose to purchase Final Draft, or you can continue to use your word processor and do your own script formatting. Learner Review: "I am in love with this course. Having never written a script before, or any substantive fiction since college (15 years ago) I had a small idea in my head that has now exploded into something I really believe in. David's guidance is spot on, he's his own compelling story teller, he gives you enough, and then you have to figure it out, make it happen, WRITE! WRITE! WRITE! " If you have any concerns regarding the protection of your original work, Coursera's privacy policy protects the learner's IP and you are indeed the sole owners of your work. *About Project-Centered Courses: This is a ‘project-centered course’, which means it is designed specifically to help you complete a personally meaningful real-world project, with your instructor and a community of learners with similar goals providing guidance and suggestions along the way. By actively applying new concepts as you learn, you’ll master the course content more efficiently; you’ll also get a head start on using the skills you gain to make positive changes in your life and career. When you complete the course, you’ll have a finished project that you’ll be proud to use and share. Time: 1-2 hours of study, 30+ hours of active project work...

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2016年6月13日

David Wheeler is awesome, and I love this course! I am so glad that Coursera and Michigan State University have partnered to offer this course to those of us who have a thirst for learning! Thank you!

MT

2017年1月10日

Amazing course. Without useless talking, we are immediately thrown into action, and start working immediately. This course helped me gain priceless empiric experience, and finally start writing.

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126 - Script Writing: Write a Pilot Episode for a TV or Web Series (Project-Centered Course) 的 150 個評論(共 273 個)

創建者 victoria m

2020年1月7日

The Mentors especially Jan was great. I got all my questions answered and it was timely and complete.

創建者 Rain R

2018年3月3日

I learned a lot. Would recommend this course as a refresher or for serious beginners!

Thanks Coursera.

創建者 Shaunda

2018年4月1日

I Loved this course. By the end I had a complete TV script, Bible and was working on a Webseries.

創建者 Edward H

2019年3月11日

I took this course out of curiosity. I just want to know if I have it in me the creative flare.

創建者 Maysoon A

2017年7月10日

it's simple, it tells you exactly what you need to do, it's the bare truth with no magic wands.

創建者 Andrea C

2016年4月5日

It was wonderful to get writing again and to get all the wonderful feedback from my classmates.

創建者 David L

2017年6月7日

This was a good course. It really made me write. It was a great oppertunity to learn by doing.

創建者 Art S

2020年6月24日

Very informative and great overall class. I learn the right way to create a TV pilot script.

創建者 Pyae Z P

2020年5月31日

This is a good and decent course if you are looking for a course fro writhing your series.

創建者 Lifted S

2018年10月9日

This course will teach you the proper way to create a three act- screenplay. I loved it.

創建者 Robert M

2019年7月23日

This course changed my life and helped me harness a genius within i never thought i had!

創建者 VASU C

2020年5月21日

Thank You for teaching me this course. I hope this will make my career more effective.

創建者 Ellie

2017年7月24日

I really enjoyed the course and feel I have learned a lot that I can use in the futtur

創建者 NOMSA T

2020年6月11日

i really had fun. learnt a lot and i am really excited thank you for the opportunity

創建者 Tshepo M

2019年12月30日

Amazing course. Thank you for directing and guiding my process into scriptwriting.

創建者 Annette B

2019年3月29日

Excellent preparation for those of us interested in writing scripts for movies, t

創建者 Shiva K P V V

2016年9月30日

Quite exciting from the first video lesson itself. Great motivation and guidance.

創建者 Rennes L

2017年7月26日

A really tough module but definitely fruitful in getting you started in writing!

創建者 Atharva

2020年10月28日

Very nicely explained by David Wheeler Sir it was difficult course but worth it

創建者 Karolina A A

2019年6月17日

Awesome and very good course. Thanks for them you can get very useful knowledge

創建者 Sasha J D E

2018年2月4日

This course is really fun. It really gets my creative juices going as a writer.

創建者 David D

2018年4月5日

This course is challenging and has pushed me to develop my ideas and writing.

創建者 Eyebiokin S S

2020年6月24日

An excellent and step-by-step breakdown of the basic skill of screenwriting.

創建者 Deepak S

2017年8月8日

I love this course. I want to thank our mentor Jan for helpful instructions.

創建者 Matthew L

2018年4月29日

This is just what I needed to get moving! Very clear and helpful deadlines.