Script Development

Prerequisite: Introduction to Screenwriting. 42 classroom hours.

Fall 2014
  • FLM307A Thu 6:00-9:00 Monahan Sign Up

Geared for those who have an understanding of basic screenwriting principles, this class helps students develop an original idea into a full treatment. Weekly discussions and assignments focus on creating the plot, sub plots, character biographies and back story. Other elements examined extensively in this class are the scene, sequences and the setting of the story. Students are required to complete a 5 page scene-by-scene treatment of their original work. Considerable outside work is required. Grading is based on weekly assignments, the quality of the written treatment and class participation. In addition to tuition, a $35 course fee is charged.