SCREENWRITING

Course Description

This program has been developed not only with writers in mind, but also taking into account the needs of directors, actors, set staff and more. Learn the fundamentals of creating a script from plotting out the characters and locations to creating scenarios in which the characters interact in various ways. Ideal for writing for the big screen, television and more.

Lecturers

Martin Malke, Professor

Jonathan Bergman, Professor

What You’ll Learn

  • How to create a screenplay treatment and synopsis and sell these to a director and/or production company.

  • Introduction to writing for the big and small screens.

  • Film writing and rewriting, paired with the critical analysis of both.

  • Writing plots for drama, comedy, horror, epic and romance films.

  • Conventions of the screenplay and how to break those, without breaking your storyline.

Entry Requirements

No entry requirements.

FALL SEMESTER