FS 399 B1: Screenwriting

L. Czach

Do you want to learn how to write a film? This course introduces you to the essentials of screenwriting including concept, story, plot, dialogue and structure. Through analyzing scripts and working on your own project you will learn the fundamental components of screenwriting including how to develop an outline and synopsis, formatting, developing a character, writing effective dialogue, and constructing scenes and sequences. The goal of the class is to complete a 10-20 minute short fiction film script.