Writing for the Screen I

Writing for the Screen I
This course will introduce the fundamental elements of dramatic narrative as they relate to visual storytelling. Special emphasis will be placed on the process of generating original story material and learning the craft of screenwriting-including (but not limited to) topics such as treatments, step-outlines, act structure, beat sheets, character biographies, back-story, formatting standards, and narrative strategies. Students will be required to write both short scripts and to author the first half of an original feature-length screenplay. The course will also feature close study of selected screenplays and films. (FMMC 0101 OR ENAM 0170 or approval of instructor) Formerly FMMC/ENGL 0240 and FMMC/ENAM 0240) 3 hrs. sem./3 hrs. screen.
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FMMC 0106

All Sections in Fall 2010

Fall 2010

FMMC0106A-F10 Lecture (Smith)
FMMC0106B-F10 Lecture (Smith)
FMMC0106Z-F10 Screening (Smith)