Aug 08, 2020  
Spring 2019 Course Catalog 
Spring 2019 Course Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FILM 125 - Writing for Film

3 credits

This course teaches the technical and esthetic foundations of screen writing. Students learn standard screenplay formatting as well as techniques for writing flashbacks, montages, parallel actions and telephone conversations. In addition, the course provides a foundation in narrative theory, in particular three-act structure. Presentations, exercises and demonstrations focus on visual narratives and dialog. Students produce one short group screenplay and one 15-page individual screenplay.

Notes: This course was listed as ENG 125 prior to Fall 2015.

Pre or Corequisites: ENG 101 - Writing and Research .