Course Info

SCWR 451: Writing the Television Spec Script (Formerly DC 400)

Due to COVID-19, Spring in-class sections will be conducted online. Please contact your instructor for more information.

In this class, students will learn the basic teleplay structures for both half-hour and hour-long television shows. Students will choose an existing show and write a spec episode, practicing the skills of matching character voice, structure, and tone.

This course is repeatable.

Winter 2019-2020

Section: 801
Class number: 25589
Meeting time: Th 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00802 at Loop Campus
Section: 802
Class number: 26748
Meeting time: Th 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: SCITY 00202 at Off Campus
Instructor: Michael McCarthy

Winter 2018-2019

Section: 801
Class number: 25371
Meeting time: Th 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00802 at Loop Campus

Winter 2017-2018

Section: 801
Class number: 20669
Meeting time: Th 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00207 at Loop Campus

Winter 2016-2017

Section: 801
Class number: 22049
Meeting time: Th 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00207 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Mark O'Connell

Winter 2015-2016

Section: 801
Class number: 22549
Meeting time: Th 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00209 at Loop Campus
CLOSED
Section: 802
Class number: 22860
Meeting time: Th 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00207 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Mark O'Connell