Feature Film III

SCRIPT X 410.3

Tackle writing up the next 45 pages of your script and learn powerful creative techniques in our third course in the screenwriting sequence.

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Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Remote
Online
Starting at $695.00
As few as 10 weeks
3.0

What you can learn.

  • Continue an in-progress script by writing the second act
  • Build realistic main and secondary characters
  • Refine scenes and put them into sequences
  • Develop successful screenwriting habits

About this course:

The third in a four-part sequence in writing a feature film screenplay, this course focuses on writing the next 45 pages of your script. You also refine your story outline; flesh out main and secondary characters; continue to develop the art of the scene as it pertains to type, choice, structure, and placement; and begin to discover each character's unique voice. You learn the habits you need to sustain the work of writing a screenplay. The goal is to write up to 45 pages from beginning of Act II. May be repeated for credit. 
Prerequisites

SCRIPT X 410.1 Feature Film I and SCRIPT X 410.2 Feature Film II. Students must bring their beat sheets or treatments and Act I to the first class meeting and be prepared to write.

Winter 2022 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Enrollment Closed
See Details
Instructor: Julia Camara
384203
Fee:
$695.00
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students.

This 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 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 January 26, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
(Optional) Cut to the Chase: Writing Feature Films with the Pros at UCLA Extension Writers’ Program by Linda Venis (Editor)
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Enrollment Closed
See Details
Instructor: Julia Camara
386382
Fee:
$695.00
Onlineformat icon
Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students.

This 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 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 January 26, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
(Optional) Cut to the Chase: Writing Feature Films with the Pros at UCLA Extension Writers’ Program by Linda Venis (Editor)
-
Thursday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Enrollment Closed
See Details
Instructor: Donald Martin
384202
Fee:
$695.00
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Location: Remote Classroom
Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students.

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 January 27, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
(Optional) Cut to the Chase: Writing Feature Films with the Pros at UCLA Extension Writers’ Program by Linda Venis (Editor)
(Optional) Screenplay: The Foundations of Screenwriting by Syd Field
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Thu Jan 13, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Thu Jan 20, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Thu Jan 27, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Thu Feb 3, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Thu Feb 10, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Thu Feb 17, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Thu Feb 24, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Thu Mar 3, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Thu Mar 10, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Thu Mar 17, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom

Spring 2022 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
-
This section has no set meeting times.
Future Offering (Opens January 31, 2022 12:00:00 AM)
See Details
Instructor: Valerie Brandy
385673
Fee:
$695.00
Onlineformat icon
Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students.

This 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 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 April 20, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
-
Wednesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Future Offering (Opens January 31, 2022 12:00:00 AM)
See Details
Instructor: Donald H. Hewitt
385671
Fee:
$695.00
Remoteformat icon
Location: Remote Classroom
Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students.

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 April 20, 2022
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Wed Apr 6, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Wed Apr 13, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Wed Apr 20, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Wed Apr 27, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Wed May 4, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Wed May 11, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Wed May 18, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Wed May 25, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Wed Jun 1, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Wed Jun 8, 2022
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom

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