Collaborative Working Environment
Since television production demands that writers function as a unit, the TV Writers StudioSM will initially concentrate on developing the skills of working collaboratively in creating a one-hour pilot script for a TV series. In order to further enhance the experience, classes will be held at Steiner Studios, a 305,000-square-foot, Hollywood-style production and support facility.
Students will learn to work in an environment that requires them to share and to support their ideas. They will quickly come to see the benefits of the natural give-and-take that occurs as they create. The collaborative experience will be balanced with the development of the student's individual writing skills in the conceptualization and writing of his/her individual TV pilot script as well as episodes for the jointly written, one-hour pilot script.