FILM 7014G Narrative Structure

60 hours; 3 credits

An exploration of the principles and process of effective storytelling. Beginning with Aristotle?s Poetics and continuing to contemporary approaches, the aim of the course is to develop an understanding of the elements of narrative structure that produce a compelling screenplay and an engaging work of cinema.

Prerequisite: Matriculation in the M.F.A. in Cinema Arts or permission of the program director

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