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Shonda Rhimes Teaches Writing for Television | Official Trailer | MasterClass

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Published on Apr 6, 2017

Learn more about Shonda Rhime's MasterClass: https://www.masterclass.com/sr

Learn the craft of writing for television from Shonda Rhimes, the woman behind some of television's biggest hits. In Shonda’s tv writing course she shares her playbook for writing and creating hit shows like Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal. Shonda also grants access to original pilot scripts, pitch notes, and series bibles from her shows.

Diving deep into screenwriting fundamentals, Shonda offers detailed lessons on the five acts of television, and what needs to be accomplished in each one to tell an effective story in a one-hour drama. Shonda’s screenwriting advice will help you overcome writer’s block and provide you with a process that will turn your ideas, characters, and research into a tv pilot that’s ready to pitch to network executives. You will also take an in depth look at both the Grey’s Anatomy and Scandal pilot’s by breaking down each episode act by act across 7 video lessons.

Meredith Grey, Olivia Pope, Cristina Yang - Shonda has created some of the most memorable characters on television. Learn how she approaches character development, and get tips on how to develop and evolve your characters.

Shonda’s television writing class is designed to offer useful lessons to both seasoned and emerging screenwriters. She reveals her top tips for networking, working entry-level jobs, and her thoughts on film school. She also provides insight into what it’s like to work in a writer’s room and what she looks for in writers when staffing her shows.

Shonda’s tv writing MasterClass will reinvigorate your characters, dialogue, and screenplays with 6+ hours of video lessons and a customized workbook tailored to each chapter. In this online class, Shonda teaches how to:

Find and assess new show ideas
Turn your idea into a fully-fleshed out concept
Develop show titles, story bibles, tone, and structure
Use effective research to make your story come to life
Create memorable characters
Develop and evolve your characters
Write authentic dialogue
Pitch your show to network executives
Edit a script

More from MasterClass:

Aaron Sorkin Teaches Screenwriting: https://www.masterclass.com/as
David Mamet Teaches Dramatic Writing: https://www.masterclass.com/dama
Steve Martin Teaches Comedy: https://www.masterclass.com/sm
James Patterson Teaches Writing: https://www.masterclass.com/jp

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