Film and Media Studies 281 - Screenwriting Workshop

Screenwriting Workshop


F 1:20 PM - 4:00 PM

Smith College
This course provides an overview of the fundamentals of screenwriting. Combining lectures and script analyses, students focus on character development, story structure, conflict and dialogue featured in academy award-winning screenplays. Students begin with three creative story ideas, developing one concept into a full-length screenplay of their own. Through in-class read-throughs and rewrites, students are required to complete ~30 pages of a full-length screenplay with a detailed outline of the entire story. Cannot be taken S/U. Prerequisites: FMS 150 or ARS 162. FMS 150 strongly encouraged. Enrollment limited to 12. Application and instructor permission required.

[CE] ARS 162 or FMS 150

Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.