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 Spring 2016

This course is intended to introduce students to the basics of screenwriting, including: 
dramatic action, narration, plot structure and character

Prerequisite: 351:211 or 351:212  or permission of instructor.

Section # Index # Instructor Day/Perio Room Campus
02 12430 Pearlstein TH 2,3 MU-002 CAC
03 12434 McElhinney *W8 Hybrid MU-038 CAC

* Section 03 is Hybrid. Some class meetings will be online.

Screenwriting for Film focuses on a more in-depth look at cinema scripting as a craft. In addition to learning how to write for film, students will read film scripts and screen selected works. Instructors also hold first-hand knowledge of the film industry, and bring their experiences directly into the classroom.

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