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Screenwriting I: Introduction

at The Barrow Group Acting School - Hell's Kitchen 312 W 36th St 3rd Fl, New York, New York 10018

For those who have always wanted to write for the screen but had no idea where and how to start. Through weekly writing, reading and viewing assignments, students will learn about screenplay structure, character development, dialogue, log lines and treatment writing. The final project will be an original, self-contained, short screenplay (12 – 25...

Sunday Jul 7th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (8 sessions)

8 sessions

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The Writer's Lab for Unpublished Authors

at Continuing Professional Studies at Bank - Morningside Heights 610 W 112th St, New York, New York 10025

We are offering this lab for a small group of committed writers who enjoy the writing process and want to come together each month to share their works in progress and receive feedback from other committed writers. This is a safe, supportive place to try out what you've been working on independently in a facilitated workshop.  Occasional guest...

Tuesday Jul 9th, 5pm - 7pm

  (2 sessions)

2 sessions

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Intro to Marketing Communication

at Pratt Institute - West Village 144 W 14th St, New York, New York 10011

Artists and designers know that visual language is paramount to the value proposition their services and products communicate to clients and customers. Yet many overlook how they present their services and products in oral and written language. Develop marketing communication skills for your creative practice.  From pitch to final copy, compel...

Wednesday May 22nd, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

  (10 sessions)

10 sessions

Screenwriting II: Writing a Feature

at The Barrow Group Acting School - Hell's Kitchen 312 W 36th St 3rd Fl, New York, New York 10018

For those who have already taken Screenwriting I, workshop guides students through the process of creating a feature film script. By analyzing and breaking down various successful feature film scripts, students will learn the three-act structure and how to create a successful, fully-fleshed out protagonist and antagonist. Students will then be guided...

Sunday Jul 7th, 2:30pm - 5:30pm

  (8 sessions)

8 sessions

Comics and Graphic Novels One Day Intensive

at Gotham Writers' Workshop - Midtown 1501 Broadway St 11th Floor, New York, New York 10036

Comic books (and their movie adaptations) aren’t just for kids anymore; they have zoomed to the forefront of popular culture. Meanwhile, graphic novels have blossomed into a legitimate form of literature. These illustrated stories embrace everything from super-hero tales like The Dark Knight, to literary novels like Ghost World, to memoirs like Fun...

Saturday Jul 27th, 11am - 6pm

What Film Executives Really Look for in a Script

at Pratt Institute - Clinton Hill 200 Willoughby Ave, Brooklyn, New York 11205

Full Course Name: What Film Executives Really Look for in a Script That Sells This one-day workshop will demystify how the film industry really works by navigating this seemingly daunting maze with hands-on advice that is geared to empower you.Learn what movie executives demand in a winning screenplay and gain firsthand insight into what story analysts...

Wednesday Jun 19th, 6:30pm - 9:30pm

Telling Your Story: Writing Skills for Designers

at New York School of Interior Design - Upper East Side 170 E 70th St, New York, New York 10021

In today's fast-paced, globalized world of 140 character messages and sound bites, many of us rely on texting and email to communicate our professionalism, personality, thoughts, and concerns. Every word carries meaning and every sentence we send into the world -- either electronically or print -- needs to be an effective and compelling blend of fact,...

Tuesday Jun 25th, 4pm - 6pm

  (5 sessions)

5 sessions

Young Writers Workshop (Ages 12-14)

at 92nd Street Y - Upper East Side 1395 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10128

Your story matters. Learn how to tell it in this intimate, week-long workshop for young writers. In each class, you’ll read a variety of poems and stories and use a variety of writing prompts to inspire new work. You’ll also learn how to talk deeply and critically about your own work and learn to give smart and useful feedback to your peers on...

Monday Jul 8th, 10am - 12pm

  (4 sessions)

4 sessions

Writing for Children: Finding Your Voice

at Continuing Professional Studies at Bank - Morningside Heights 610 W 112th St, New York, New York 10025

So you want to write a children's book! Here is a workshop to help you get started, once and forall. In this friendly, supportive environment, class discussions will focus on all aspects of good story telling and good writing, including tone of voice, clear dialogue, characters who feel real, and beautiful language.  You will return to your classes...

Monday Jul 8th, 5pm - 7:30pm

  (7 sessions)

7 sessions

From Campus to Corporate

From Campus to Corporate

at Exec-Comm - Midtown 1040 Avenue of the Americas 20th Fl, New York, New York 10018

Business Context As a young professional, you come to the workforce with fresh ideas and a diverse perspective. However, when you transition from your campus to a corporate setting, you need new skills, often not taught formally in college, to be successful with a wide age-range of co-workers and audiences. Challenge & Solution Exec-Comm’s From...

Tuesday Jun 4th, 9am - 5pm


Design Thinking Bootcamp

at The Design Gym - Midtown 2 W 46th St Ste 1404, New York, New York 10036

Design Thinking is a creative problem solving method and mindset. It’s human-centered, iterative, and collaborative. By using empathetic research techniques, creative brainstorming skills, and rapid prototyping techniques, Design Thinking leads to more interesting and effective ideas. It’s also pretty fun! In this Bootcamp, you will learn: A...

Wednesday Jun 5th, 9am - 6pm

Write Better Easier Faster:Writing Process Masterclass

at Wylie Communications, Inc. - Murray Hill 114 East 32nd St, New York, New York 10016

Want to come up with fresher, faster, more inspired story ideas and writing insights? Welcome to the wonderful world of the writing process and creative process. In our writing-process workshop — Write Better, Easier and Faster — you’ll master a five-step creative process that helps you produce more and better ideas. Specifically, you’ll...

Tuesday Sep 17th, 8am - 4pm

  (2 sessions)

2 sessions

The Art of Storytelling Through Comicbooks

at York College CPE - Jamaica 94 - 20 Guy R Brewer Blvd, New York, New York 11451

This course will guide students through the nuts and bolts of creating a comic book. Students will learn world building, character design, script writing, thumb-nailing, penciling and inking. Finally they will learn how to digitally letter comics.  At the end of the course, the finished comics and all supplementary material will be collected...

Saturday Aug 10th, 10am - 2pm

  (3 sessions)

3 sessions

Creating Passionate Readers and Writers:supporting Boys

at Continuing Professional Studies at Bank - Morningside Heights 610 W 112th St, New York, New York 10025

Creating Passionate Readers and Writers:supporting Boys in Second Grade Thru Fifth Grade There is a growing body of research that has raised concerns about boys vulnerability in terms of social-emotional development, referral to special education, and academic success in school, particularly in terms of literacy. This workshop focuses on critical...

Tuesday Jul 23rd, 9am - 3pm

ESL Placement Test

at Baruch College - CAPS - Murray Hill 17 Lexington Ave, New York, New York 10010

New students must take the English as a Second Language placement test before registering for ESL classes. The test takes approximately 2.5 hours and includes: a narrative writing sample, an expository essay, listening comprehension, reading comprehension, grammar, and vocabulary questions. Please Note: Classroom location listings are also posted...

Monday Apr 22nd, 6pm - 8:30pm

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