FLM330 Screenplay Writing I

Course Description

The course expands upon concepts from the Cinematic Idea course to introduce students to the basics of screenwriting with a focus on the three-act structure and its application to a full-length screenplay. Assignments include structural breakdowns of produced scripts and development of original loglines and treatments.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the theories behind the foundational aspects of three-act structure.
  • Analyze structure in existing produced screenplays and films.
  • Implement foundational knowledge into creation of original loglines and treatments.