"Israel on the Road": Making Road Trip Films with Filmmaker Dani Menken|
|Certificates: Jewish and Israel Studies, Writing|
In this class, students will engage in analyzing in depth the making of Dani Menken's award winning films. There will be behind-the-scenes discussions on the "journey of the filmmaker" versus the "journey of the characters"; discussions of other international award winning road trip films; reading and reviewing Dani's script-in-progress co-written with best selling author and writer, Eshkol Nevo.
Designing, Creating, and Realizing, Writing
||Gen Ed Area Dept:
|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Graded|
||Fulfills a Major Requirement for: None
||Past Enrollment Probability: Not Available
|Major Readings: Wesleyan RJ Julia Bookstore
Lyman, David H., THE 8 KEYS TO SUCCESS: AN ESSAY AND THOUGHTS ON WHAT IT TAKES TO REACH YOUR TRUE POTENTIAL
McKee, Robert, STORY
Menkin, Dani & Eshkol Nevo, IS THAT YOUR FILM SCRIPT
Watch the following films including commentary & deleted scenes (if available) for discussion and review assignments:
Little Miss Sunshine
|Examination and Assignments: |
Script writing. Different assignments in writing students own short scripts.
Script and film reviews of existing films.
Review of a work in progress script.
Reading material & reviewing films.
|Additional Requirements and/or Comments: |
Participation at the 2012 Israeli Film Festival.
This course will count toward the Certificate in Jewish & Israel Studies but not towards the Religion major.
This course will count towards the Writing Certificate.
|Instructor(s): Menkin,Dani Times: ..T.R.. 10:30AM-12:30PM; Location: TBA|
|Total Enrollment Limit: 25||SR major: 2||JR major: 2|| || |
|Seats Available: 4||GRAD: X||SR non-major: 1||JR non-major: 2||SO: 9||FR: 9|