Writing for TV, Cable, and New Media


Bill TaubVeteran TV and pilot writer BILL TAUB will take us through the process of writing pilots and new series for television, cable, and new media. He will also lead our analysis and in-depth discussion of Chuck Rose’s pilot script, The Art of More, debuting November 19 on Sony’s Crackle streaming service.

The Art of MoreThe Art of More exposes crime and intrigue behind the glamorous facade of New York auction houses and the sparring over auction items worth millions of dollars. Beneath the glitz, it’s a ruthless story of money, sex, greed, and desperation. The ten-episode series is part procedural, with a new auction driving each episode’s narrative, in addition to exploring broader season arcs.

GENRES: Crime. Drama.

STARRING: Dennis Quaid (The Right Stuff, Far From Heaven), Kate Bosworth (Blue Crush, Superman Returns), Cary Elwes (The Princess Bride, Saw), Christian Cooke (Witches of East End).

SERIES CREATORS: Gardner Stern (The Practice), Chuck Rose (Almost Dangerous).

This StoryBoard Special Event occurred on:
Monday, October 26, 2015

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Automatic PilotScreenwriter, producer, author, creative troubleshooter, and teacher BILL TAUB has a multitude of TV credits. He has written or co-written the pilots for Relic Hunter, Friday the 13th: The Series, Mission Genesis, The Oddyssey, and Dark Shadows (1991), as well as two unproduced pilots for NBC, Blue Skies and Burger Palace. He was recently honored by the WGA for his work on Barney Miller and Hill Street Blues, and his spec pilot, Raffle Guy, won first place at Scriptapalooza. Bill currently teaches Creating a Web Series at UCLA Extension Online. His book, Automatic Pilot: Writing a TV Pilot has never been so easy!, is available at Amazon or can be purchased at the workshop. For more information, visit billtaub.com.