Feature Film IV

SCRIPT X 410.4

Finish your feature film script and learn revision tactics in our fourth and final basic screenwriting course.

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Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Online
In-Person
Remote
Starting at $720.00
As few as 10 weeks
3.0

What you can learn.

  • Complete your feature film script draft
  • Polish dialogue and point of view
  • Learn to resolve the story's main and secondary conflicts
  • Develop effective revision skills
  • Understand the business of screenwriting

About this course:

In the last of a four-part sequence in writing a feature film screenplay, you reach FADE OUT. In the process of completing your script, you hone in on structuring conversations, explore how to maximize your story's visual implications, deepen scene writing skills, assemble scenes to form powerful sequences, ensure your script's central conflict is resolved and work on theme and imagery. Also covered are revision techniques and the business aspects of feature film writing. The goal is to complete writing your first feature film script. 
Prerequisites

SCRIPT X 410.1 Feature Film I, SCRIPT X 410.2 Feature Film II, and SCRIPT X 410.3 Feature Film III. Students must bring their beat sheets or treatments, Act I and 45 pages of Act II to the first class meeting and be prepared to write.

Spring 2024 Schedule

Date & Time
Details
Format
 
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Thursday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Available
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Instructor: William Hasley
396894
Fee:
$720.00
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Location: Remote Classroom
ENROLL BY: Apr 11, 2024
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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 April 25, 2024
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Thu Apr 11, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Thu Apr 18, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Thu Apr 25, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Thu May 2, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Thu May 9, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Thu May 16, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Thu May 23, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Thu May 30, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Thu Jun 6, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
Discussion
Thu Jun 13, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Remote Classroom
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This section has no set meeting times.
Available
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Instructor: Valerie Brandy
396806
Fee:
$720.00
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ENROLL BY: Apr 10, 2024
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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 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 24, 2024
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
(Optional) THE ARTIST'S WAY : 30TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION by CAMERON, JULIA
(Optional) CUT TO THE CHASE: WRITING FEATURE FILMS WITH THE PROS AT UCLA EXTENSION WRITERS' PROGRAM by VENIS, LINDA
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Thursday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
Available
See Details
396891
Fee:
$720.00
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Location: UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
ENROLL BY: Apr 11, 2024
See Details
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 April 25, 2024
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
(Optional) SAVE THE CAT by SNYDER, BLAKE
(Optional) 101 HABITS OF HIGHLY SUCCESSFUL SCREENWRITERS by IGLESIAS, KARL
(Optional) HERO WITH A THOUSAND FACES by CAMPBELL, JOSEPH
(Optional) CUT TO THE CHASE: WRITING FEATURE FILMS WITH THE PROS AT UCLA EXTENSION WRITERS' PROGRAM by VENIS, LINDA
(Optional) ADVENTURES IN THE SCREEN TRADE by GOLDMAN, WILLIAM.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Thu Apr 11, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 216
Discussion
Thu Apr 18, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 216
Discussion
Thu Apr 25, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 216
Discussion
Thu May 2, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 216
Discussion
Thu May 9, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 216
Discussion
Thu May 16, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 216
Discussion
Thu May 23, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 216
Discussion
Thu May 30, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 216
Discussion
Thu Jun 6, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 216
Discussion
Thu Jun 13, 2024
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 216

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