Pitch to Script 101 with Natasje van Niekerk offers comprehensive training in writing for animated television series for children.
In each part of the course, writers are tasked with writing an episode for a known TV series (a spec script) as part of a simulated writers’ room over the 8-week period.
Each week covers theory and live in-class assessment and editing of work, so writers can see how to craft an episode and how to assess the quality of each part of the scriptwriting process from Pitch to Script.
Each part of the THREE PART-programme has a study focus and an age group focus to teach students the progression of complexity in storytelling as follows:
Natasje van Niekerk is an international award-winning screenwriter and story editor for animated series. Her experience in TV and film extends to live action, with almost 20 years experience across many genres.