30:358 Screenwriting [Portman]

Prerequisite: 30:274 or permission of Instructor.

This course introduces students to the fundamentals of screenwriting. Areas of study will include structure, scene, character, narrative, dialogue, and format. Students will be required to complete several writing assignments, in-class exercises, readings and a term project. Class participation, especially in workshop discussions and film analysis seminars, is expected.

Cross-registered with (English) 30:358.
Credit cannot be held for both this course and 30:354.
3 lecture hours per week, one term.

Instructor: Gordon Portman