Writing for Television Institute

Program length: 1 week
Program dates:
June 20, 2020 to June 26, 2020
Tuition: $1,575
Age range: Students currently in grades 9-12
The priority deadline has passed. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the program is filled.

This program prepares students with skills in creating content for episodic television shows, distinct from screenwriting for features. Students will learn to pitch show ideas as well as develop characters and throughlines for episodic content. This course provides the intensity and collaborative feel of a writers’ room with the objective of the development of a spec script.

Portfolio Requirements

PDF file: 1-2 page personal essay detailing your interest in filmmaking and what inspired your application to Interlochen.

AND one of the following items:

PDF file: 5-page sample screenplay or fiction short story

Video file: Short video/film or animation