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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Online
Classroom
Starting at $699.00
As few as 11 weeks
4.0 Credits

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.
Suggested Prerequisites

It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for Story Analysis for Film and Television.

Strong English composition skills.

Winter 2019 Schedule

These courses are fully online, and there are no in-person classroom meetings.

Wait List
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Instructor: Joanne Moore
365228
Fee:
$699.00
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 11, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Available
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Tuesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA
Instructor: France-Luce Benson
365229
Fee:
$699.00
27 days left. Enroll by Jan 8, 2019
See Details
Notes
Internet access required. 
Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 21, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Tue Jan 8, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2250
Discussion
Tue Jan 15, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2250
Discussion
Tue Jan 22, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2250
Discussion
Tue Jan 29, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2250
Discussion
Tue Feb 5, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2250
Discussion
Tue Feb 12, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2250
Discussion
Tue Feb 19, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2250
Discussion
Tue Feb 26, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2250
Discussion
Tue Mar 5, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2250
Discussion
Tue Mar 12, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2250
Discussion
Tue Mar 19, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2250
Available
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Wednesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Instructor: Brooks Elms
365231
Fee:
$699.00
28 days left. Enroll by Jan 9, 2019
See Details
Notes

Internet access required. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 22, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Wed Jan 9, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 205AB - Coldwater/Corral
Discussion
Wed Jan 16, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 205AB - Coldwater/Corral
Discussion
Wed Jan 23, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 205AB - Coldwater/Corral
Discussion
Wed Jan 30, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 205AB - Coldwater/Corral
Discussion
Wed Feb 6, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 205AB - Coldwater/Corral
Discussion
Wed Feb 13, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 205AB - Coldwater/Corral
Discussion
Wed Feb 20, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 205AB - Coldwater/Corral
Discussion
Wed Feb 27, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 205AB - Coldwater/Corral
Discussion
Wed Mar 6, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 205AB - Coldwater/Corral
Discussion
Wed Mar 13, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 205AB - Coldwater/Corral
Discussion
Wed Mar 20, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills
UCLA Extension Woodland Hills 205AB - Coldwater/Corral

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