FLM440 Television History and Craft
Includes a survey of TV history from vintage comedy, drama, and live TV to the recent renaissance in the cable universe. What constitutes viable ideas for a modern television series is explored through analysis of existing TV pilots. Assignments include research papers and generation of original pilot loglines.
- Contextualize historical knowledge of television and apply to current trends.
- Analyze professional TV pilots for series viability.
- Create viable original loglines for expansion into TV pilots.