Short course


Finishing The Script is an online 1-2-1 course for individual writers and producers currently in development with a new TV Drama Series or screenplay.  Led by Peter Ansorge whose award-winning career includes: A Very British Coup, Traffik, GBH, The Politician’s Wife, Tales of the City, Brookside and The Camomile Lawn.

Peter’s online course will take your idea to the next level. He will work with an individual writer on a script which can be at an early or late stage of development. The writer’s producer, if already on board, will also be able to participate. Peter’s feedback will not be through written notes but through dialogue and conversation - the way he has worked as script editor and producer with writers such as Dennis Potter, Paula Milne, Alan Bleasdale and David Hare.

At the NFTS Peter developed and runs the successful Writing The Pilot and Creating The Bible courses where writers complete an original TV Pilot and Bible. Now sponsored by All3Media, six of the scripts completed on Peter’s recent courses are in development with leading production companies including Amazon Studios, Company Pictures and Neal Street.

Comments on Writing The Pilot and Creating The Bible.

“Peter helped us all find the best in ourselves and make this experience truly rewarding, inspiring us every step of the way.”

“I can’t believe that I wrote an entire one-hour drama script in just 8 days! And it was Peter’s inspiration and knowledge that made that happen.”

“The Writing the TV Pilot course has given me real confidence to say I’m a director and writer and has literally changed my life.”

Each individual 90 minute sessions cost £280 and can be booked at times that are convenient for the participant.

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