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  • by — December 26, 2012

    Anthony Lodato is a member of Cohort II During my Junior year at Rutgers, I saw a flyer for Norman Steinberg’s new screenwriting program in Brooklyn. And I had no idea who that was. So I checked out the program when he came to campus and watched the promo video and was sold from day [...]

  • by — November 28, 2012

    Cohort III had a very special guest lecturer pay them a visit. Tom Purcell, head writer and Executive Producer of The Colbert Report, talked with the class about the ins and outs of writing on a late night show. Throughout the session students were taught the daily schedule of the 12 writers at the show. Mr. Purcell [...]

  • by — November 27, 2012

    Alex Smith is a member of Cohort II I always wanted to be a writer. I knew from an early age that imagination and creativity were special to me. If I wasn’t lost in a book, I was off wandering around a world that only existed in my head. I couldn’t even play with Legos [...]

  • by — November 15, 2012

    Recommended by our own Mr. Steinberg, who says: “It’s a short, but, I feel, a very inspiring and honest speech about what we do–write–and what we will be facing in the future as screen and TV writers.  Billy’s address got me going.  Do yourself a favor; take 12 minutes and watch it.”

  • by — November 14, 2012

    As part of our ongoing “Student Stories” Series, all members of the TV Writers Studio are invited to share how they came to attend the program. By Gabriel Tolliver After returning from my deployment to Afghanistan in the Fall of 2010, I took a visit back to Fort Greene, Brooklyn which had been my home off [...]

  • by — November 6, 2012

    If you’ve ever wondered if a career in TV Writing is for you, then join us on Sunday to find out for sure. On Sunday, November 11th, Long Island University’s Brooklyn Campus will be holding its first Open House of the year from 9AM – 2PM.  The TV Writers Studio will present an informational session [...]

  • by — November 5, 2012

    It’s a little silly to say that there are no words to describe anything, because of course there always are – it’s just sometimes they seem inadequate.  Trying to describe the events of the past week is one of those times, as so many in the region try to come to grips with the devastation that [...]

  • by — October 7, 2012

    Cohort II of The TV Writer’s Studio had three special guests stop by on October 1st; Bill Persky, Bob Ellison, and Tom Leopold. A comedic spark fueled the session as the three experts delved into the inner workings of television. Each guest talked a little about their personal experiences, and afterwards there was a Q&A session. Topics touched [...]

  • by — September 27, 2012

    Yes, if you’re in the TVWS, you’re on a first name basis with all of these guys. It’s just the way this place is. Scroll ahead to 9:20 in this video to hear a name we all know and love…   From Crackle: I Want Sandwiches, I Want Chicken Embedded player not working?

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