Screenwriting

Semester: 
Fall
Year: 
2015
Subject Name: 
Communication
Course Number: 
445
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
An examination of the art, craft, and business of screenwriting from theoretical and practical perspectives. Topics include screenplay format and structure, story, plot and character development, dialog and scene description, visual storytelling, pace and rhythm, analysis of professional and student scripts and films.
Comments: 
Open to Senior and Junior Communication majors only. This course was formerly numbered as COMM 493E. If you have already taken COMM 493E you cannot take this course.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during all registration periods.
Schedule #: 
33361

Course Sections

Screenwriting
Sect # Credits Instructor(s) Instructor Email Meeting Times Location
01 3.0 Bruce Geisler TU TH 11:30AM 12:45PM