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WFTV 221 Screenplay Adaptation



3 credits 45.0 hours
200 level undergraduate course

The vast number of theatrical and television films adapted from fictional and nonfiction sources make it essential that emerging screenwriters understand the art of adaptation. Following an introduction to the basics of adaptation, this course analyzes three movies adapted from fictional sources (novels, short stories, etc.) and three from nonfiction sources (e.g. books and magazine journalism). Creative written work from both is integrated into the course.

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

Priority enrollment for Creative Writing majors.
This course is not repeatable for credit.
This course can fulfill a critical studies elective or general elective requirement.