Carole Kirschner's Hollywood Bootcamp

(What they DON'T teach you in film school) 

This class is for you if:
  • You need help getting your first job in entertainment
  • In Hollywood, they say it’s all about who you know, but what do you do when you don’t know anybody yet
  • You want to follow up with people you’ve met with but are afraid of being annoying

In this Virtual Course

I share with you proven strategies that I’ve cultivated through my years working as a senior level television development executive (at CBS and as head of Steven Spielberg’s first Amblin Television) and as an entertainment career coach. These tips will not only help you break in, but BUST DOWN the doors of Hollywood.



“I’m so grateful you put together your Bootcamp… I can’t tell you how much I needed this exercise to reground me into my core values and to help me refine why I write what I write, and what my brand is. I am getting so much from your program.”

  • Celeste Wolfe

“…I owe a great deal of my success… to having spent time listening to Carole’s insight, advice and expertise. ”

  • Aaron Rahsaan Thomas, Showrunner, SWAT (CBS)

“Working with Carole might have been the single most defining factor in taking my career from aspiring to working writer.”

  • Greta Heinemann, Executive Story Editor, NCIS: New Orleans (CBS)

“Carole’s advice…dramatically changed the course of my career”                       

  • Vera Santamaria, Co-EP, Orange is the New Black  (Netflix)

“She provides honest feedback and actionable advice that…catapult your career to the next level.”

  • Michael Perri, 2012 Young and Hungry List Award for the TV Dramatic Pilot, “Nexxus”, NBC Writers on the Verge

“After working with Carole, I go into meetings with a real confidence… that strategy has helped me land four gigs.”

  • Niceole R. Levy, Exec Story Editor, Shades of Blue

“…it changed my life. I just received my first write-up in Variety!”

  • Dani Bailes, 2017 WriteHer List
  • How to craft your unique personal story in order to stand out from every other Hollywood hopeful
  • How to build & expand your community of Hollywood contacts
  • What every decision maker is looking for when hiring at the entry level
  • Exactly what you need to beat out 95% of the other hopefuls because you’re doing the one thing they’re not
  • How to talk about yourself… without sounding like a jerk.

All 4 modules consisting of 20 video lessons.
  • Module 1: Learn to Navigate the Entertainment Industry
  • Module 2: Using Your Personal Story to Unlock Hollywood Doors
  • Module 3: Take Advantage of Inside Information
  • Module 4: Make the Right Hollywood Connections
In addition to discovering the techniques, secrets and strategies used by virtually every successful Hollywood professional, you’ll also receive:
  • PDF Download(s) for each session
  • Access to the exclusive members-only CK Bootcamp Mastermind Facebook group


Carole Kirschner, creator of the CBS Diversity Writers Program and Director of the WGA Showrunner Training Program, is a fierce supporter of aspiring writers, producers, directors and executives. She has a passion for helping talented, ambitious creative professionals break in, move up and navigate the entertainment industry.

Having worked as a senior level television development executive (including posts at CBS and as Vice President of Steven Spielberg’s first Ambin Television Department), Carole has heard over 3,000 pitches, bought hundreds of projects and was involved in developing dozens of television series.

Now a director of two prestigious television career development programs, as well as an international speaker, author and entertainment career coach, she uses her experience and expertise to help creative professionals grow and succeed in Hollywood.

Her book, "Hollywood Game Plan: How to Land a Job in Film, TV or Digital Entertainment", published by Michael Weise Publishing, is used as a textbook in colleges and universities throughout the U.S.

In her role as an executive, program director and career coach, she has mentored and helped hundreds of talented writers, producers, directors and executives break in and take their careers to the next level.



Who is this Virtual Course for?

Creators. Artists. Innovators.  Anyone looking to break into the Entertainment Industry across all fields: Writers, directors, set designers, cinematographers, editors, game designers, digital series creators, producers. With this course you’ll get the tools and strategies you need to launch or advance in your Hollywood career.

When does the course start and finish?

Hollywood Bootcamp is a completely self-paced online course - you decide when you start and when you finish.

How long is the course? 

While the course is structured into 4 weekly modules, you will gain access to every lesson once you sign on. This means you can watch them whenever you want, in whatever order you wish to view them.

What if I am unhappy with the course?

We would never want you to be unhappy! If you have second thoughts about your purchase or aren’t completely happy, be sure to contact us within 30 days and we’ll give you a full refund. 

What are the lessons like?

There are 20 video sessions broken into 4 week modules. At the end of each week you are given action steps designed to help you immediately move closer to attaining your career goals.

Each video starts with a review of the previous lesson, then an overview of the current lesson. Downloadable PDFs accompany each session so you can take notes and implement what you’ve learned.


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