May 19, 2024  
2023-2024 University Catalog 
    
2023-2024 University Catalog

Screenwriting


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Angela Jones-OBrien, Interim Pre-College Director
Susan Skoog, Summer Institute Screenwriting Coordinator
precollege@uarts.edu
215-717-6430

C O N T E N T S

Application

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Description

Through screenings, class discussions and exercises, you’ll learn how to conceive of a story for the screen, write a detailed outline and create a draft of a short screenplay. Workshop ideas with your classmates and turn your movie premise into a screenplay reality. 

Program Objectives

After completion of this program, students will:

  • Write a short script (5–10 pages) for a film or TV/Web episode.

  • Develop an ability to pitch story ideas and concepts orally and in writing.

  • Recognize and analyze current and evolving narrative strategies.

  • Learn critical thinking skills and revision practice through peer review and workshopping.

Program Requirements (3 credits)

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