Story Analysis for Film and Television

FILM TV X 476.22

Comprehensive overview of story analysis and the tools used by the professional reader. Throughout the course, you learn and practice coverage skills while gaining an understanding of the elements of story.

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Fall
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Summer
Online
Remote Instruction
Starting at $699.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0

What you can learn.

  • Learn about various types of coverage
  • Learn to compose story notes, comparative coverage, character breakdowns, treatments, and outlines
  • Practice reading and writing for several formats and to deadline
  • Become familiar with the current job market, various expectations of studios, and independent producers
  • Create at least two pieces of full coverage that can be used as part of a professional portfolio or for auditioning for a job as a reader or an assistant

About this course:

Designed for aspiring readers, development executives, producers, and storytellers, this course offers a pragmatic, comprehensive overview of story analysis and the tools used by the professional reader. Throughout the course, you learn and practice coverage skills while gaining an understanding of the elements of story. Topics include various types of coverage, how to compose story notes, comparative coverage, character breakdowns, treatments, and outlines. Through weekly assignments, you are required to practice reading and writing for several formats and to deadline. In addition, the current job market and the various expectations of studios and independent producers are discussed. Upon completion of the course, you have written at least two pieces of full coverage that can be used as part of a professional portfolio or for auditioning for a job as a reader or an assistant.
Prerequisites
Strong English composition skills.

Summer 2021 Schedule

Available Format(s):

Course content is delivered through an online learning platform where you can engage with your instructor and classmates. There are no required live meetings, but assignments are due regularly.

Wait List
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This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Joanne Moore
380927
Fee:
$699.00
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Notes

Enrollment limited. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after June 25, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.

Remote instruction courses are taught online in real-time with regularly scheduled class meetings held via Zoom. Course materials can be accessed any time through an online learning platform.

Available
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Wednesday 7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Marla White
380950
Fee:
$699.00
7 days left. Enroll by Jun 23, 2021
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Notes

Internet access required. Materials required. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 06, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
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Schedule
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Lecture
Wed Jun 23, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Jun 30, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Jul 7, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Jul 14, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Jul 21, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Jul 28, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Aug 4, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Aug 11, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Aug 18, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Aug 25, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Wed Sep 1, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online

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