Spring 2015 not offered
|Certificates: Jewish and Israel Studies, Writing|
This is a practical script and directing master class in making documentary and fiction road trip films. We will be analyzing in-depth the making of Danie Menkin's award winning films. Lessons will include behind-the-scenes discussions on the journey of the filmmaker versus the journey of the characters; writing and critiquing scripts; analyzing other international award-winning road trip films; reading, reviewing, and analyzing Dani's script-in-progress cowritten with best selling author and writer Eshkol Nevo; and how to shoot.
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|Course Format: Seminar||Grading Mode: Graded|
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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
|Examinations 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.
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