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
Winter
Spring
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.

Fall 2021 Schedule

Date & Time
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This section has no set meeting times.
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Instructor: Joanne Moore
382302
Fee:
$699.00
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Notes

Enrollment limited. Internet access required.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after September 24, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
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Thursday, Saturday
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Instructor: Marla White
382347
Fee:
$699.00
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Location: Online
ENROLL BY: Sep 23, 2021
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No mtgs. Nov. 11, 25. Internet access required. Materials required. 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 06, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
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Date
Time
Location
Lecture
Thu Sep 23, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Sep 30, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Oct 7, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Oct 14, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Oct 16, 2021
2:00PM PT - 5:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Oct 21, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Sat Oct 23, 2021
2:00PM PT - 5:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Oct 28, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Nov 4, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Nov 11, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Nov 18, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Nov 25, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
Lecture
Thu Dec 2, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online

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