Brandeis University

    ENG 149A: Screenwriting Workshop: Writing for Television

    Instructor: Marc Weinberg
    Prerequisites: Offered exclusively on a credit/no credit basis. May be repeated for credit.
    Course Description: <b>This course will be a traditional on-campus course in Summer 2022</b><br> Streaming services, web series, and mobile devices have sparked a Golden Age of television programming. The changing industry now offers unprecedented opportunities to new writers. You’ll learn the fundamentals – structure, story arc, character development – while writing an original pilot for your television series. We’ll watch and discuss the elements of successful series) and work together to develop ideas that will attract viewers. Join us for a creative, low-pressure course over five weeks, and you’ll never look at a streaming program the same way!<br><br>Instructor Marc Weinberg has sold screenplays and script ideas to studios and production companies, including Paramount Pictures, USA Network, and A&E. In addition to teaching at Brandeis, he also teaches at Emerson College and Boston University and has been a guest lecturer at the Disney/Pixar Studios. Weinberg is a member of the Writers Guild of America and has a feature film going into production later this year.
    Session: Session I
    Day: T, W, Th
    Time: 11:10am - 1:40pm
    Credit Hours: 4 Credits
    Course Format: On-Campus Course for Summer 2022
    Brandeis Graduation Requirement Fulfilled: HUM, WI, DL
    Enrollment Limit: 14 students
    Course Classification: Undergraduate Level Course
    Course Tuition: $3,290
    Course Fees: None
    Open to High School Students: Yes