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LEARN SCREENWRITING & TV WRITING ONLINE AT JACOB KRUEGER STUDIO
Jacob Krueger Studio offers film school-level Screenwriting and TV Writing classes at all levels, and a unique ProTrack Mentorship Program that pairs you 1:1 with a Professional Writer who will read every page you write and mentor you through every phase of your career– all available online, and at a tiny fraction of the cost of grad school.
Screenwriting Classes
Currently All Classes Available Online Only

Develop your art, craft and structure in Screenwriting, TV Writing and Web Series Writing Classes taught by real professional writers. You’ll learn to transcend the formulas not only to create a marketable script, but also to capture your unique voice on the page.

All of our NYC classes also include a free LIVE ONLINE and VIDEO ON DEMAND component.

Write Your Screenplay
It all starts here. Award Winning Screenwriter and Studio Founder Jacob Krueger’s screenwriting workshop is the foundation of everything we teach at the studio. Learn 7 Act Structure, an organic approach to building your script, and a whole new way of thinking about screenwriting and TV writing. Includes 1 on 1 consultation.

STARTS October 5th
4 Sessions; Mondays, 7pm – 10pm EST
$375

Write Your Screenplay
Weekend Intensive

If you’ve been eager to pursue your passion for writing but unable to commit to weekly classes, this weekend-long workshop is for you!

The Write Your Screenplay Weekend Intensive is ideal for writers seeking ways to breathe new life into their writing while also balancing the demands of a busy lifestyle. Includes 1 on 1 consultation.

Upcoming class dates will be announced soon.

Upcomming class dates will be announced soon.

Write Your TV Series

In this new 4 Week TV Writing Class with Studio founder, Jacob Krueger, you’ll develop an organic approach to developing your pilot, engine, and series bible. Whether you’re working on a TV Drama, TV Comedy, TV Dramedy, Miniseries or Web Series, you’ll learn the crucial elements that make a series successful. Includes 1 on 1 consultation.

STARTS October 20th
4 Sessions; Tuesdays, 7pm – 10pm EST
$375

Playwriting

In this new 4 Week Playwriting class with Broadway playwright and Pulitzer finalist Lisa D’amour, you’ll develop an organic approach to writing your play or one-person-show. 

Whether you’re working on a traditional play or a genre defying work, you’ll learn how to externalize your internal instincts, understand playwriting structure in an intuitive and visceral way and create a powerful journey for yourself and your characters.      Includes 1 on 1 consultation.

STARTS October 14th
4 Sessions; Wednesdays, 7pm – 10pm EST
$375

TV Comedy Writing - Level 1

Imagine a TV Writing class run just like a real writer’s room, taught by an Emmy award-winning showrunner with over 25 years of industry experience on hit shows like The Golden Girls, Married With Children & The Jeffersons—and featuring the work of 12 talented student writers. Includes 1 on 1 consultation.

Upcoming class dates will be announced soon.

Upcomming class dates will be announced soon.

TV Drama Writing

Join writers from all over the world and your teacher, Pulitzer Prize nominated author, TV writer, screenwriter, professor, and former HBO executive, Stephen Molton, for this unique four week TV Drama Writing course. Get ready to dive deep into the structure of of the pilot and learn what makes a drama pilot sell. Collaborate live through our special online format or attend at our NYC studio. Limited space available. Includes 1 on 1 consultation.

September 26th & September 27th
2 Sessions; Saturday and Sunday, 11am – 5pm EST
$375

Comic Book Writing

Writing for comics demands a “very particular set of skills,” unlike any other form of writing, but sharing traits of screenwriters and playwrights. The key is being able to think in pictures, and visualize your story in a frozen moment in time of still, single images. Over the four-week class with acclaimed comics writer Ron Marz, you will learn the theory, language, and pacing necessary for writing comics.

Upcoming class dates will be announced soon.

Upcomming class dates will be announced soon.

The Workshop

The newest way to study at Jacob Krueger Studio, The Workshop pairs you with an intimate group of writers, at your level, who will challenge and inspire you. Under the mentorship of a Jacob Krueger Studio faculty member, you’ll meet twice a month, hitting your deadlines, sharing and workshopping your pages, getting helpful and incisive feedback and developing, along with your group, the skills you need to become a professional writer.

$350/month (12 Session Commitment)

$450/month (6 Session Commitment)

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The Writing Lab
Meets One Saturday Per Month; 12pm-6pm EST

Prerequisite: Write Your Screenplay or Break Through Writers Block or Permission of Instructor

The Writing Lab is an experimental workshop dedicated to only one thing: the development of your voice as a writer. Using cutting edge writing exercises drawn from hypnosis, psychology, meditation, entrepreneurial theory, tarot, acting, improv and many other diverse fields, you’ll open new doorways to getting your unique voice on the page.

Designed for writers of all genres, including screenwriters, tv writers, playwrights, novelists, memoirists & short story writers.

$350/month (12 Session Commitment)

$450/month (6 Session Commitment)

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Film School Education. Without Film School Debt.

Jacob Krueger Studio’s unique Pro-Track Mentorship Program pairs you One-on-One with a Professional Writer, who will read every page you write, and mentor you through each phase of the writing process, from facing the blank page, to building your professional career.

Our mentors include top Professors from the nation’s best film Grad Schools, including Columbia University and NYU, acclaimed Showrunners, Pulitzer Prize Nominees, and Award Winning Writers with years of industry experience.

And our unique format allows you to meet with them One-on-One in NYC or from anywhere in the world, every week or every other week, at a fraction of the cost of Graduate School, and on a schedule that keeps you to your deadlines and fits within your real world life.

Colleagues are a wonderful thing, but mentors, that’s where the real work gets done. — Junot Diaz
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Mentorship

At Jacob Krueger Studio, we are fortunate to have the finest writing instructors, mentors, and coaches on our staff. Our entire team is comprised of industry professionals with extensive experience and diverse backgrounds in all genres, which allows us to offer instruction on virtually any idea, script, and aspect of career development.

We're serious about writing.

Our mentors are dedicated to the mission of Jacob Krueger Studio, helping you develop your authentic voice as an artist and build a writing lifestyle to successfully achieve your creative goals. They will handle your project with great care while assisting you in producing your best work and progressing in your career.
Finding the right instructors to work with is an essential part of your growth as a writer. We’re confident you’ll find our team offers you all the tools you need on the road to becoming the best artist you can be.
Please schedule a call to speak with our admissions team and we’ll be happy to chat with you about your writing goals, answer any questions, and help you create the writing path that’s right for you.

To learn more about our incredible team, check out their bios below!

Jacob Krueger
Jacob Krueger
Specialty: Screenwriting, TV Writing, Novel/Memoir, Playwriting, Web Series
Jerome Perzigian
Jerome Perzigian
Specialty: Web Series, TV Comedy, Screenwriting Comedy
Stephen Molton
Stephen Molton
Specialty: Novel/Memoir, Playwriting, Web Series, Screenwriting Drama, TV Drama
Keatyn Lee
Keatyn Lee
Specialty: Screenwriting, TV Writing, Web Series
Ron Marz
Ron Marz
Specialty: Comic Book Writing
Linda Roberts
Linda Roberts
Specialty: Screenwriting, TV Writing, Novel/Memoir, Playwriting, Web Series, Nonfiction Prose, Poetry, Musical
Dan Gunderman
Dan Gunderman
Specialty: Screenwriting, TV Writing, Web Series
Lacy Daigle
Lacy Daigle
Specialty: Writers Block, Producing, Documentary, Content Marketing, Creative & Executive Coaching, Tarot for Creatives
Ramfis Myrthil
Ramfis Myrthil
Specialty: Producing, Film Production
Samantha Bruce-Benjamin
Samantha Bruce-Benjamin
Specialty: Novel/Memoir, Nonfiction
Christian Lybrook
Christian Lybrook
Specialty: Screenwriting, TV Writing, Novel/Memoir, Web Series
Lisa D’Amour
Lisa D'Amour
Specialty: Playwriting
Steven Bagatourian
Steven Bagatourian
Specialty: Screenwriting, TV Writing, Web Series
Karin Partin Wells
Karin Partin Wells
Specialty: Screenwriting, TV Writing, Web Series
Audrey Sussman
Audrey Sussman
Specialty: Writers Block, Hypnosis for Writers
  • I was really impressed with the way Jake presented the story elements, I was always looking at the car for the sake of the car, but Jake opened the hood, took everything apart and put it all back together again. - Brady W
  • Jake brings such an enormous energy, passion and commitment to his teachings. He is so engaging that the time just flies by! What helped me most was actually turning in pages for critique. Getting someone’s view on what I’d written took me out of my own insecurities and helped me to write better! - Julia M
  • This workshop helped me to understand how important the character is and their importance within the film. I learned the fundamentals of writing a screenplay without realizing I was in a class. - Damon A.
  • Jacob is honest and his experience and openness both encouraged me to be honest and open with myself as well as be confident in my abilities. He has amazing energy and it shows with his intricate breakdown of storytelling and screenwriting lessons. - Jimmy M
  • Jake is a powerhouse lecturer! I found his teaching more than helpful and his focus on creative freedom refreshing! He is so positive and makes even looking at the tough parts I’ve written easy and with positive eyes! - Sara C
  • There is a systematic thought process involved in Jake’s classes! I only wish there were more of them! My advice would be, forget any other writing program, go to the Jacob Krueger Studio! - Janice A
  • Jake is energetic and passionate. He approaches writing from an organic place and as a new writer, I feel like I finally have a stronger foundation! - Rachel H
  • Jake is great! Very charismatic and knowledgable. He’s extremely helpful at dispelling the myths about the industry, his humor shows his love of this medium ad how much he loves teaching. - James H
  • Take this class! If you seriously want to write a screenplay, you need to take Jake’s class! - LR
  • I tremendously enjoyed the seven act structure emphasis! Jake is fabulous! - Assita C.

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Special Scholarships For Affected Communities
If you work in the service industry, production, performing arts or another profession that's been shut down due to the COVID-19 crisis, we've got your back.
For every class purchased at regular price, JKS will be offering two 50% scholarships for writers who otherwise couldn't afford to attend.
You may also make a donation to our scholarship fund here.