Jun 24, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog

ENGL 219W: Screenwriting Fundamentals


1 unit
Prerequisite: Completion of ENGL 101W    or ENGL 102W   with a grade of 2.0 or better, recommendation of student’s instructor in ENGL 100W , 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. D. Brown