Five College Consortium

S-Advanced Screenwriting

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2018
Subject Name: 
Communication
Course Number: 
593D
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
Building on the introductory course (COMM 445: Seminar-Screenwriting), 593D is 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. Included is an 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 the first 60 pages of a feature film screenplay or a complete episode for a dramatic television show, or two episodes for a sitcom.
Comments: 
Open to Senior and Junior Communication majors only. COMM 445/493E COMM 445 or another college-level screenwriting course. Open to senior & junior Communication majors or permission of the instructor.
Instructor Permission: 
Permission is required for interchange registration during the add/drop period only.
Schedule #: 
54215

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