S-Advanced Screenwriting

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2013
Subject Name: 

Communication

Course Number: 
593D
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
Building on the introductory course, (COMM 493E: Seminar-Screenwriting), an intensive workshop where students receive continuing, in-depth feedback on their work in progress, as they strive for professional competence in feature-length theatrical screenwriting or writing for episodic television. Analysis of two professional screenplays and the films or shows produced from them as students delve into the writer's art and craft. Students will complete either 60 pages of a feature length motion picture screenplay or a complete episode for an existing dramatic television show, or two episodes for a current sitcom. Prerequisites: COMM 493E or another college-level screenwriting course.
Comments: 
Open to Senior and Junior Communication majors only. Pre Req: COMM 493E
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
38087

Course Sections

S-Advanced Screenwriting
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 3.0

Bruce Geisler

TU TH 2:30PM 3:45PM