FILM 7301G Screenwriting

60 hours; 3 credits

An intensive workshop examining visual-dramatic storytelling and the fundamental elements of the narrative screenplay. Topics covered include character, conflict, dialog, story structure, subtext, theme, locale, scene structure, sequence and screenplay format. All students develop a concept, create a detailed step-outline and complete several drafts of a short screenplay.

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

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