Notes: Mondays and Thursdays from 6:30pm to 9:30pm
Please note this class will start a week later than originally published.
Prerequisites* (courses and/or assessment or tests): This course is intended for individuals who may or may not have had some writing experience beforehand; no writing experience is required. As the goal of the program is to take beginning writers from scratch all the way through the script pitch process to a finished script with varying levels of difficulty, no prerequisites or assessments are required.
Course Description*: A foundation course that covers the fundamental structures of storytelling for the many varieties of digital media. Guided practice of the writing process from pre-production, through production, to post production will enable students' understanding and ability to develop and write a short script in their chosen medium.
Course Topics: 3-act story structure; tragedy v comedy; character types and functions; proper script formatting; treatment formatting; genre and audience of digital media types (video games, webisodes, tv episodes, commercial ads, fiction and nonfiction story telling). Discussions with practical hands on homework assignments to emphasize student retention of ideas and best practices in script writing.
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