ENGL 0385 - Screenwriting for Feature Film

Credits: 3

Introduces the processes and formal attributes of writing for feature films. Students practice the creative process while learning the particulars of writing a screenplay, including format specifics, film terminology, and workshop methods for student screenplay content. Course includes discussion of film as an art form, its basic grammatical components, and introductory film analysis from a screenwriting perspective. Each student writes and revises approximately 40 pages of a screenplay, a detailed film-length plot and sequence map, character descriptions, and several smaller projects pertaining to comprehension of film elements.

Prerequisites: ENGL 0101  and ENGL 0204 .

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