Writing the First Screenplay III

FILM TV X 440C
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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Classroom
Online
Starting at $665.00
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. 
Suggested Prerequisites

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

X 440A Writing the First Screenplay I and X 440B Writing the First Screenplay II. Students must bring their beat sheets or treatments and Act I to the first class meeting and be prepared to write.

Summer 2019 Schedule

Available Format(s):

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

Enrollment Closed
-
Instructor: Ronald Raley
368171
Fee:
$695.00
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 01, 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.

Enrollment Closed
-
Sunday, Wednesday
Instructor: Cynthia Riddle
368170
Fee:
$665.00
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after July 01, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Wed Jun 26, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204D
Discussion
Wed Jul 3, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204D
Discussion
Wed Jul 10, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204D
Discussion
Wed Jul 17, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204D
Discussion
Wed Jul 24, 2019
5:30PM - 8:30PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204D
Discussion
Wed Jul 31, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204D
Discussion
Wed Aug 14, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204D
Discussion
Wed Aug 21, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204D
Discussion
Sun Aug 25, 2019
1:00PM - 4:00PM
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood
UCLA Extension 1010 Westwood 313
Discussion
Wed Aug 28, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center in Westwood
UCLA Extension Lindbrook Center 204D

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