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Writing for Television

FILM 455
Spring 2011
Section: 01  
Crosslisting: WRCT 256
Certificates: Writing

This demanding, writing-intensive course focuses on 1) the creative development of a script, individually and collaboratively; 2) scene structure, character development, plot, form and formula, dialogue, the role of narrative and narrator; 3) understanding the working and business of television. Each student will conceive of, synopsize and pitch a story idea with their "producing partners," to "network executives." Each student will also serve as producer and as an executive for others. After absorbing the feedback, students will construct a detailed beat outline and will turn in an original script at the end of the semester.

Essential Capabilities: Designing, Creating, and Realizing, Writing
Credit: 1 Gen Ed Area Dept: HA FILM
Course Format: SeminarGrading Mode: Graded
Level: UGRD Prerequisites: None
Fulfills a Major Requirement for: (FILM-MN)(FILM)
Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available

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