Feature Film II

SCRIPT X 410.2

Building on your outline from the first course in the feature film sequence, continue to learn how to write a screenplay by completing the first act of your film script.

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Starting at $720.00
As few as 10 weeks
3.0

What you can learn.

  • Learn professional film script format
  • Understand the basics of script writing structure
  • Lay the groundwork for a complete feature film screenplay
  • Create vivid characters and realistic conflict

About this course:

This second in a four-part sequence in writing a feature film script has you hit the ground running. You begin by pitching your story based on your outline and revising it to make sure the premise can carry the entire movie. Armed with a workable outline, you then flesh it out into either a beat sheet or treatment (at the instructor's discretion) and begin writing your screenplay. Personalized feedback along with mini-lectures on key craft points, including character development, story structure and conflict, help you to meet the course goal, which is to write Act I (approximately 30 pages). May be repeated for credit. 
Prerequisites
SCRIPT X 410.1 Feature Film I. Students must bring a four-to-five-page outline they created in Feature Film I to first class meeting and be prepared to pitch it.

Summer 2024 Schedule

Date & Time
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Thursday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Available
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Instructor: Christine Shin
398367
Fee:
$720.00
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Location: UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted. Internet access required.

This course meets in person at the designated class meeting time and location. Students must be present at the course meeting time as each student’s final grade may include scores for participation. Please inform your instructor if you will miss a class meeting. You are responsible for any class information you missed. We suggest you arrange with a fellow classmate to share their notes when feasible.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after August 01, 2024
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
(Optional) TOOLS OF SCREENWRITING by HOWARD, DAVID AND MABLEY, EDWARD
(Optional) CUT TO THE CHASE: WRITING FEATURE FILMS WITH THE PROS AT UCLA EXTENSION WRITERS' PROGRAM by VENIS, LINDA
Schedule
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Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Thu Jul 18, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 208
Discussion
Thu Jul 25, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 208
Discussion
Thu Aug 1, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 208
Discussion
Thu Aug 8, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 208
Discussion
Thu Aug 15, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 208
Discussion
Thu Aug 22, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 208
Discussion
Thu Aug 29, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 208
Discussion
Thu Sep 5, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 208
Discussion
Thu Sep 12, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 208
Discussion
Thu Sep 19, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 208
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Wednesday 6:00PM - 9:00PM PT
Available
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Instructor: William Hasley
398340
Fee:
$720.00
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Location: Remote Classroom
Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted. Internet access required.

This course is held via video teleconference. Instructors use Zoom to offer live class meetings at the designated class meeting time. Students must be present at the course meeting time as each student’s final grade may include scores for participation. Please inform your instructor if you will miss a class meeting. You are responsible for any class information you missed. We suggest you arrange with a fellow classmate to share their notes when feasible.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 24, 2024
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Online
Wed Jul 10, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Wed Jul 17, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Wed Jul 24, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Wed Jul 31, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Wed Aug 7, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Wed Aug 14, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Wed Aug 21, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Wed Aug 28, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Wed Sep 4, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Wed Sep 11, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
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Monday 5:00PM - 8:00PM PT
Available
See Details
Instructor: Ryan Ward
398348
Fee:
$720.00
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Location: Remote Classroom
Notes

No meeting September 2.

Enrollment limited to 15 students; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted. Internet access required.

This course is held via video teleconference. Instructors use Zoom to offer live class meetings at the designated class meeting time. Students must be present at the course meeting time as each student’s final grade may include scores for participation. Please inform your instructor if you will miss a class meeting. You are responsible for any class information you missed. We suggest you arrange with a fellow classmate to share their notes when feasible.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 15, 2024
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
(Optional) SCREENPLAY REV & UPD by FIELD, SYD
(Optional) THE ART OF DRAMATIC WRITING by LAJOS EGRI
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Online
Mon Jul 1, 2024
5:00PM PT - 8:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Mon Jul 15, 2024
5:00PM PT - 8:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Mon Jul 22, 2024
5:00PM PT - 8:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Mon Jul 29, 2024
5:00PM PT - 8:00PM PT
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Online
Mon Aug 5, 2024
5:00PM PT - 8:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Mon Aug 12, 2024
5:00PM PT - 8:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Mon Aug 19, 2024
5:00PM PT - 8:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Mon Aug 26, 2024
5:00PM PT - 8:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Mon Sep 9, 2024
5:00PM PT - 8:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Mon Sep 16, 2024
5:00PM PT - 8:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
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Saturday 10:00AM - 1:00PM PT
Available
See Details
Instructor: Tonya Cannon
398364
Fee:
$720.00
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Location: Remote Classroom
Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted. Internet access required.

This course is held via video teleconference. Instructors use Zoom to offer live class meetings at the designated class meeting time. Students must be present at the course meeting time as each student’s final grade may include scores for participation. Please inform your instructor if you will miss a class meeting. You are responsible for any class information you missed. We suggest you arrange with a fellow classmate to share their notes when feasible.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 20, 2024
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Online
Sat Jul 6, 2024
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Sat Jul 13, 2024
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Sat Jul 20, 2024
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Sat Jul 27, 2024
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Sat Aug 3, 2024
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Sat Aug 10, 2024
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
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Online
Sat Aug 17, 2024
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
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Sat Aug 24, 2024
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
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Online
Sat Aug 31, 2024
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Online
Sat Sep 7, 2024
10:00AM PT - 1:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Available
See Details
Instructor: Tony DuShane
398330
Fee:
$720.00
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted. Internet access required.

This online course is conducted through Canvas, a secure website that allows students to log in to access lectures, discussions, and other course materials on demand. There are no required live class meetings. Each course is structured with weekly assignments and deadlines. Lectures and coursework are accessible throughout the week. Workshops are conducted in writing via discussion boards with your instructor and classmates.

 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 24, 2024
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
SAVE THE CAT by SNYDER, BLAKE

Fall 2024 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
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Tuesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Future Offering (Opens July 29, 2024 12:00:00 AM)
See Details
Instructor: Andrew Knauer
399554
Fee:
$720.00
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Location: UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
Notes

No meeting Nov. 26.

Enrollment limited to 15 students; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted. Internet access required.

This course meets in person at the designated class meeting time and location. Students must be present at the course meeting time as each student’s final grade may include scores for participation. Please inform your instructor if you will miss a class meeting. You are responsible for any class information you missed. We suggest you arrange with a fellow classmate to share their notes when feasible.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 15, 2024
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Tue Oct 1, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
Discussion
Tue Oct 8, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
Discussion
Tue Oct 15, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
Discussion
Tue Oct 22, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
Discussion
Tue Oct 29, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
Discussion
Tue Nov 5, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
Discussion
Tue Nov 12, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
Discussion
Tue Nov 19, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
Discussion
Tue Dec 3, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
Discussion
Tue Dec 10, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center
-
Tuesday 6:00PM - 9:00PM PT
Future Offering (Opens July 29, 2024 12:00:00 AM)
See Details
Instructor: Daniel Sussman
399556
Fee:
$720.00
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Location: Remote Classroom
Notes

No meeting Nov. 26.

Enrollment limited to 15 students; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted. Internet access required.

This course is held via video teleconference. Instructors use Zoom to offer live class meetings at the designated class meeting time. Students must be present at the course meeting time as each student’s final grade may include scores for participation. Please inform your instructor if you will miss a class meeting. You are responsible for any class information you missed. We suggest you arrange with a fellow classmate to share their notes when feasible.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 15, 2024
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Online
Tue Oct 1, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Remote Learning
Online
Tue Oct 8, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Remote Learning
Online
Tue Oct 15, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Remote Learning
Online
Tue Oct 22, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
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Remote Learning
Online
Tue Oct 29, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
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Remote Learning
Online
Tue Nov 5, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Remote Learning
Online
Tue Nov 12, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Remote Learning
Online
Tue Nov 19, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Remote Learning
Online
Tue Dec 3, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Remote Learning
Online
Tue Dec 10, 2024
6:00PM PT - 9:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Remote Learning
-
Monday 4:00PM - 7:00PM PT
Future Offering (Opens July 29, 2024 12:00:00 AM)
See Details
Instructor: Matthew Harrison
399557
Fee:
$720.00
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Location: Remote Classroom
Notes

No meeting Nov. 11 & 25.

Enrollment limited to 15 students; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted. Internet access required.

This course is held via video teleconference. Instructors use Zoom to offer live class meetings at the designated class meeting time. Students must be present at the course meeting time as each student’s final grade may include scores for participation. Please inform your instructor if you will miss a class meeting. You are responsible for any class information you missed. We suggest you arrange with a fellow classmate to share their notes when feasible.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 14, 2024
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Online
Mon Sep 30, 2024
4:00PM PT - 7:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Remote Learning
Online
Mon Oct 7, 2024
4:00PM PT - 7:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Remote Learning
Online
Mon Oct 14, 2024
4:00PM PT - 7:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Remote Learning
Online
Mon Oct 21, 2024
4:00PM PT - 7:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Remote Learning
Online
Mon Oct 28, 2024
4:00PM PT - 7:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Remote Learning
Online
Mon Nov 4, 2024
4:00PM PT - 7:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Remote Learning
Online
Mon Nov 18, 2024
4:00PM PT - 7:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Remote Learning
Online
Mon Dec 2, 2024
4:00PM PT - 7:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Remote Learning
Online
Mon Dec 9, 2024
4:00PM PT - 7:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Remote Learning
Online
Mon Dec 16, 2024
4:00PM PT - 7:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Remote Learning
-
Wednesday 5:00PM - 8:00PM PT
Future Offering (Opens July 29, 2024 12:00:00 AM)
See Details
Instructor: Elie El Choufany
399559
Fee:
$720.00
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Location: Remote Classroom
Notes

No meeting Nov. 27.

Enrollment limited to 15 students; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted. Internet access required.

This course is held via video teleconference. Instructors use Zoom to offer live class meetings at the designated class meeting time. Students must be present at the course meeting time as each student’s final grade may include scores for participation. Please inform your instructor if you will miss a class meeting. You are responsible for any class information you missed. We suggest you arrange with a fellow classmate to share their notes when feasible.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 16, 2024
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Online
Wed Oct 2, 2024
5:00PM PT - 8:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Remote Learning
Online
Wed Oct 9, 2024
5:00PM PT - 8:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Remote Learning
Online
Wed Oct 16, 2024
5:00PM PT - 8:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Remote Learning
Online
Wed Oct 23, 2024
5:00PM PT - 8:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Remote Learning
Online
Wed Oct 30, 2024
5:00PM PT - 8:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Remote Learning
Online
Wed Nov 6, 2024
5:00PM PT - 8:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Remote Learning
Online
Wed Nov 13, 2024
5:00PM PT - 8:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Remote Learning
Online
Wed Nov 20, 2024
5:00PM PT - 8:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Remote Learning
Online
Wed Dec 4, 2024
5:00PM PT - 8:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Remote Learning
Online
Wed Dec 11, 2024
5:00PM PT - 8:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Remote Learning
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Future Offering (Opens July 29, 2024 12:00:00 AM)
See Details
Instructor: Valerie Brandy
399561
Fee:
$720.00
Onlineformat icon
Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students; early enrollment advised. Visitors not permitted. Internet access required.

This online course is conducted through Canvas, a secure website that allows students to log in to access lectures, discussions, and other course materials on demand. There are no required live class meetings. Each course is structured with weekly assignments and deadlines. Lectures and coursework are accessible throughout the week. Workshops are conducted in writing via discussion boards with your instructor and classmates.

 

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 24, 2024
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.

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