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2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog 
2022-2023 Undergraduate Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

ENGL 275: Screenwriting Fundamentals

(1 Unit)
Prerequisite:  Completion of ENGL 101   or ENGL 101H  with a grade of 2.0 or better, recommendation of student’s instructor in ENGL 100  , advanced placement in English or permission of instructor.
An intensive study of feature-film screenplay format and structure, including a workshop of student step outlines, treatments, and screenplays. In the first part of the semester, students are assigned exercises addressing specific screenwriting issues, including character, setting, dialogue, and subtext, and read and analyze already-produced screenplays. In the second part, students write and revise a short (minimum 30-minute) script. Brown.