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Learner Career Outcomes

12%

started a new career after completing these courses

14%

got a tangible career benefit from this course

17%

got a pay increase or promotion
Shareable Certificate
Earn a Certificate upon completion
100% online
Start instantly and learn at your own schedule.
Flexible deadlines
Reset deadlines in accordance to your schedule.
Approx. 22 hours to complete
English

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Michigan State University

Syllabus - What you will learn from this course

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Week
1

Week 1

5 hours to complete

Develop your TV series concept

5 hours to complete
5 videos (Total 11 min)
5 videos
Creating an idea for your Series1m
Create Your Logline3m
Define Your Characters1m
The story arc a full season2m
Week
2

Week 2

6 hours to complete

Write Act One of your pilot episode

6 hours to complete
8 videos (Total 18 min)
8 videos
Your episode - the Pilot!1m
The Three act half-hour TV episode1m
Story Structure2m
Scene Structure1m
Screenplay format and film grammar2m
Becoming Familiar with the Software5m
Telling Your Story through Action and Dialogue2m
Week
3

Week 3

4 hours to complete

Write Act Two

4 hours to complete
3 videos (Total 5 min)
3 videos
Write Act Two1m
Giving your characters a voice2m
Week
4

Week 4

4 hours to complete

Act Three

4 hours to complete
2 videos (Total 4 min)
2 videos
Write Act Three1m

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