Writing TV with Pilar Alessandra (March 24th - 25th 2018)

with Pilar Alessandra


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‘I need to write and I need to get paid to write’

If this statement resonates, this class is for you.

Go to the website for full details HERE.

It’s also why you should be developing ideas and writing for television.

In this two day practical masterclass with Pilar Alessandra, we will show you how to deconstruct your ideas and then rebuild them into marketable projects that commissioners will be clamouring to read.

You will arrive at the class with a collection of great ideas and leave with refocused stories and a clear road map to the commissioners.

When: March 24th and 25th, 2018
Where: Regents University, London
How Much: £159 full price (Ultra Early Bird £79 / Early Bird £99)

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What will I learn?

In an exciting atmosphere with around 200 screenwriters, you will learn ‘through doing’…

  • How to develop a “hook” for your series that reels in audiences and commissioners
  • Getting the form, genre and tone that’s right for your series
  • How to pitch your series and pilot episode so you go from “maybe” to “yes”
  • How to create your series ‘bible’
  • How to create a rich spectrum of characters that will ensure your series runs and runs
  • Fast and powerful tips for writing comedy and drama so you can write effectively and quickly
  • How to mine your concept and universe for numerous killer episodes
  • How to create compelling relationships within your series that grab the hearts and minds of readers and audiences alike
  • The unique rules of structuring and outlining episode one.
  • How to build a world and draw from it’s unique “rules”.

PLUS: Guest speakers from leading UK TV Production companies will be joining Pilar across the weekend to discuss what they’re looking for on their slate in 2018 and beyond, their relationships with the commissioners and broadcasters, what they look for in a writer and how you can go about getting your projects onto theirs (and their peers) read piles.

Sign up below or go to the main site HERE for full details including the SCHEDULE and to read FEEDBACK from past delegates.

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Feedback for the 2015 Writing TV Masterclass in London

‘Pilar has done it again! Kind and constructive, energetic and knowledgeable, she gives you the skills to take your writing to a whole new level’.
Joy Smith, Screenwriter
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‘Pilar cuts through all the extraneous BS involved in getting your series idea out of your head and onto the page’.
Scott Davenport, Screenwriter
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‘I have learned more about my TV script in the last two days than in the previous two months’.
Andrew Williamson, Screenwriter
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‘I met the most amazing bunch of other writers and networked effortlessly, almost like a side-effect’.
Kristina Day, TV Screenwriter
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‘This was a Masterclass in motivation which showed me simple and clear steps to take in order to get my TV series out of my candy floss mind, onto paper and into the hands of the Broadcasting Commissioners – Woo Hoo!’
Ann Theato, Screenwriter & Actress
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‘I have formulated a new TV series idea from nothing and woke up this morning with more ideas for it! The workshop stopped me procrastinating and made me just do it’.
Sarah L King, Screenwriter & Filmmaker
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‘I now understand how to convert my screenplay into a TV series’.
Mark Nicoll, Screenwriter & Producer
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‘I feel incredibly inspired to go home and do great things with my writing’.
Ian Martin, Screenwriter
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‘The great thing about Pilar’s classes is that you always come away with at least one piece of game-changing advice’.
K T Parker, Screenwriter & Producer
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‘This was my first Masterclass from Pilar Alessandra, chaired by Chris Jones – and I was blown away by their energy and expertise’.
Catherine Veitch, Children’s non-fiction Writer
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‘I feel 100% more confident in my ability to put together a pitch and pilot episode for an original series. Pilar is a legend!’
Alex English, Author & Screenwriter
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‘Pilar was amazing – focused, enthusiastic and inspirational’.
Angela Gregory, Screenwriter
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‘The concept sheet was a revelation when I always thought I needed to write a massive treatment’.
Leslie Lee, Producer & Screenwriter
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‘As a graduate and looking to get my foot in the door, this class really has given me all of the tools to help me improve my writing and understand what industry professionals are looking for’.
Rhianne Deans, Screenwriter
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‘I got re-energised to produce work and worry about what others think about it later (or never!)’.
Clint Evans, Screenwriter
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‘After I read my rough pitch out to the group a Producer/Writer came up to me and offered to help me develop it and connect me to the people he knows in the industry because he loved my idea. I have come home! This is my tribe!’.
Pernille Norregaard, Screenwriter
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‘After the class it’s like a light goes off – ahhhh, I get it!’.
Simon Bassi, Screenwriter & Actor
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‘I now have a clear sense of how to put a pilot show together and the focus and confidence to do it. A truly motivating weekend!’.
Keira Francis, Screenwriter
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‘Pilar has helped me to get my script into shape and I can’t wait to get started and apply some of the stuff I’ve learned to freshen up my other projects’.
Michael Richardson, Screenwriter
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‘Not only do you get fabulous writing advice you get to meet other writers and feel that you are not alone’.
Johnny Parker, Screenwriter & Filmmaker
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‘This course if perfect for aspiring writers, not just established. Pilar is amazing at helping you shape your ideas’.
Suzanne Cole, Writer
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‘I now understand how to think about and outline my TV show idea, and I’m excited to hit the ground running’.
Chika Anadu, Director & Screenwriter
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When: March 24th and 25th, 2018
Where: Regents University, London
How Much: £159 full price (Ultra Early Bird £79 / Early Bird £99)

Appearing in this session

Pilar Alessandra

Pilar Alessandra – Script Consultant and Educator

Credits include: The Coffee Break Screenwriter

Pilar's students and clients have written for Lost, Prison Break, Nip Tuck, House of Lies, CSI and Family Guy.
Pilar Alessandra

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