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FILM 1301 Screenwriting I

(Prior to Fall 2010, this course was known as FILM 61.
The information below might still reflect the old course numbers. Bracketed numbers, if any, are the old course numbers. Learn more...)

4 hours; 3 credits

An introduction to the principles of screenwriting with special attention given to traditional cinematic narrative, plot and structure, scene design, and character development. Students learn by screening and discussing relevant short films, writing short screenwriting exercises, and completing a short screenplay.

Prerequisite or corequisite: Film *1101 [1].


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