Shonda Rhimes: Writing For Television

The Masterclass website has an incredible array of classes you can browse and sign up to, with leading creative and showbiz figures sharing their expertise, from Hans Zimmer, Usher and Christina Aguilera, to Steve Martin, Martin Scorsese, to Diane Von Furstenberg, Annie Leibovitz, and so many more.  

This class is presented by the legendary Shonda Rhimes, American television producer, screenwriter, and author, who was named one of TIME magazine’s 100 People Who Help Shape The World in 2007. Well-known for being the creator, head-writer, executive producer and showrunner of the television medical drama Grey’s Anatomy, as well as Private Practice and Scandal, together with being the executive producer for the ABC television series Off the Map, How to Get Away with Murder and The Catch, Shonda Rhimes has fantastic experience, contacts and knowledge at her fingertips. Providing a platform for Shonda to share a whole host of exclusive content, including story bibles, pilot scripts, and Grey’s Anatomy Script Notes, Masterclass has devised a Writing For Television class at the top of its game. With more than 6 hours of video lessons, it provides all the material and guidance from Shonda’s expertise to help you develop your writing skills and learn how to create hit television.  

For Shonda, there are as many different dramas as you can make in your head. The industry is calling for a new generation of writers. Yet, in order to break the rules, you have to understand what those rules are first. That’s why, in her class, Shonda teaches you how to create compelling dialogue, revealing characters, write a pilot, pitch your ideas, and stand out in the writers’ room.

For just £70.00 you will have lifetime access to a lesson plan of 30 in-depth classes, guiding you through different writing processes and techniques, from finding that first idea to breaking into the industry. With her first-hand experience of television producing and writing, it’s the perfect place to start for you to get a true insight into what it truly takes to be a successful screen and television writer for yourself.