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Fall 2021 - Summer 2022 Academic Catalog 
Fall 2021 - Summer 2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

FILM 125 - Writing for Film

3 credits

This course teaches the technical and aesthetic foundations of screenwriting. 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. Methods of instruction will include lectures, discussions, mulit-media presentations, film screenings, individual and group writing assignments and workshops.


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

Pre or Corequisites: ENG 101 - Writing and Research