Southeast Regional College

Breaking into Sitcom Writing

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Program Information

School:Southeast Regional College
Faculty:Entertainment Industry
Degree:Certificate; Distance
Field of Study:English Creative Writing
Radio and Television
Description:Learn from a veteran TV comedy writer how to write professional sitcom scripts and how to break into show business. In this six-week online course, you'll discover the artistic and technical considerations that go into making a great sitcom script. You'll master the art of creating concise, sparkling dialogue and telling your story completely through jokes. You'll get easy-to-follow instructions for using sitcom characters to their fullest, creating powerful storylines, and selling your ideas to existing shows.

You'll pick up tricks of the trade and learn to avoid mistakes that mark you as an amateur. And you'll come to understand what happens to your script once you sell it, what happens in a sitcom writers' room, and what happens during the rewrite and punch-up process. Discover from an insider what it takes to get a job in this expanding and lucrative field!
URL:Breaking into Sitcom Writing at Southeast Regional College
Length:2 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $79
Careers:Authors and WritersEditorsAudio and Video Recording Technicians

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on August 09, 2009