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Emotional Impact in Screenplay Writing

Course Description

Introduces students to the basics of screenwriting format and structure with an emphasis on conveying emotional impact. Students will pitch and write a short subject script and generate a basic shot list. Students products include short scripts.

Learning Outcomes

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

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