Sem-Screenwriting

Semester: 
Spring
Year: 
2013
Subject Name: 

Communication

Course Number: 
493E
Institution: 
UMass Amherst
Lecture, discussion. 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, and more. Written work includes three screenwriting projects. The focus is on writing for narrative films and, to a limited extent, TV programs. Prerequisite: COMM film course.
Comments: 

Open to Senior and Junior Communication majors only.

Linked Course: 
N
Instructor Permission Required: 
Y
Schedule #: 
13039

Course Sections

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

Martin Norden

TU TH 9:30AM 10:45AM