Feb 04, 2023  
2019-2020 University Catalog 
    
2019-2020 University Catalog [Archived Catalogue]

WFTV 211 Screenwriting I



3 credits 45.0 hours
200 level undergraduate course

An applied writing workshop that introduces all the fundamentals of screenwriting: scene structure, dramatic beats, dialogue, story structure, character, plot, and dramatic conflict. The course begins with a series of focused scene-writing exercises. Then students develop and hour-long script idea, prepare character profiles, organize plot points, write and revise and outline, and complete a first script draft that focuses on the main story line.

Prerequisites COMP*102, COMP*102D, COMP*102E, COMP*112, or COMP*112H

Only open to WFTV, ANIM, Film/Video, FIlm/An and CW majors.
This course is not repeatable for credit.
This course can fulfill a critical studies elective or general elective requirement.