Writing the First Screenplay 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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Classroom
Online
Starting at $665.00
As few as 10 weeks
3.0

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. 
Suggested Prerequisites

It is advisable that you complete the following (or equivalent) since they are prerequisites for Writing the First Screenplay II.

X 410.1 Writing the First Screenplay I. Students must bring a four-to-five-page outline they created in Writing the First Screenplay I to first class meeting and be prepared to pitch it.

Fall 2019 Schedule

Available Format(s):

These courses are fully online, and there are no in-person classroom meetings.

Available
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Instructor: Valerie Brandy
369604
Fee:
$695.00
41 days left. Enroll by Oct 2, 2019
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Notes
Enrollment limited to 15 students.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 07, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Available
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Instructor: Andrew Osborne
369605
Fee:
$695.00
41 days left. Enroll by Oct 2, 2019
See Details
Notes
Enrollment limited to 15 students.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 07, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.

These courses meet in person and make use of an online presence to varying degrees.

Available
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Saturday 1:00PM - 4:00PM
Location: UCLA Extension DTLA
Instructor: Koji Steven Sakai
369601
Fee:
$665.00
37 days left. Enroll by Sep 28, 2019
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Notes

No meeting Nov. 30.

Enrollment limited to 15 students.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 03, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Sat Sep 28, 2019
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 101B
Discussion
Sat Oct 5, 2019
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 101B
Discussion
Sat Oct 12, 2019
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 101B
Discussion
Sat Oct 19, 2019
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 101B
Discussion
Sat Oct 26, 2019
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 101B
Discussion
Sat Nov 2, 2019
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 101B
Discussion
Sat Nov 9, 2019
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 101B
Discussion
Sat Nov 16, 2019
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 101B
Discussion
Sat Nov 23, 2019
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 101B
Discussion
Sat Dec 7, 2019
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA Extension DTLA
UCLA Extension DTLA 101B
Available
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Tuesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA
Instructor: Donald H. Hewitt
369602
Fee:
$665.00
33 days left. Enroll by Sep 24, 2019
See Details
Notes

No meeting Nov. 26.

Enrollment limited to 15 students.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after September 29, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Tue Sep 24, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2325
Discussion
Tue Oct 1, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2325
Discussion
Tue Oct 8, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2325
Discussion
Tue Oct 15, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2325
Discussion
Tue Oct 22, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2325
Discussion
Tue Oct 29, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2325
Discussion
Tue Nov 5, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2325
Discussion
Tue Nov 12, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2325
Discussion
Tue Nov 19, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2325
Discussion
Tue Dec 3, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2325

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