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TV Pilot with Michael McCarthy

Friday, January 8, 2016 - Friday, February 26, 2016
Co-Ed
iO Theater 1501 N. Kingsbury Street ChicagoIL  60642
Friday, January 8, 2016 - Friday, February 26, 2016
Co-Ed
iO Theater 1501 N. Kingsbury Street ChicagoIL  60642

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TV Pilot with Michael McCarthy

Jan 08 - Feb 26

iO Theater

Starting at

$305.00

Meeting Dates

From Jan 08, 2016 to Feb 26, 2016

About This Activity

TV PILOT PRESENTATIONS, is an eight-week course that has as its goal a collection of deftly written documents: treatment(s), character descriptions, episode scenarios, promo script, and pilot script–the overall goal being a thoroughly thought through concept from beginning-to-end that can be read and defended in a pitch meeting, and to that end the student has complete access to all that The Comedy Lab and The iO Chicago has to offer, including a live staged reading of the student’s completed pilot script Saturday evenings from 6:45-8pm in the Chris Farley Cabaret. Here’s how it shakes out week-to-week: a concisely written treatment composed of three separate descriptions of the students concept in the form of a log line, a paragraph and a page (1st week); a studied list of the proposed series’ characters (2nd week); an equally studied list of at least six episode scenarios (3rd week); two two- minute promos designed to promo the concept of the show, as well as the outline for the pilot script (4th week); first half of the pilot script (5th week); second half of the pilot script (6th week); brutal rewrites (7th week); and, developing a business plan (8th week), all of which starts with the opportunity for the student to stage a reading of his or her pilot and solicit reactions from a live audience with an eye on a more concise final draft.

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iO Theater 1501 N. Kingsbury Street ChicagoIL  60642
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