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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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 will 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.

Fall 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online and have no regular meeting times.

Wait List
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This section has no set meeting times.
Instructor: Joanne Moore
376373
Fee:
$699.00
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Notes

Enrollment limited. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 02, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.

These courses have regular meeting times and are fully online, via remote instruction. Click “See Details” below for more information.

Available
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Monday 7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Location: Online
Instructor: Brooks Elms
376430
Fee:
$699.00
10 days left. Enroll by Sep 28, 2020
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Notes

Internet access required. Materials required. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 11, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
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Date
Time
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Lecture
Mon Sep 28, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Oct 5, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Oct 12, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Oct 19, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Oct 26, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Nov 2, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Nov 9, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Nov 16, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Nov 23, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Nov 30, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Mon Dec 7, 2020
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online

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