Writing the First Screenplay 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
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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.

SCRIPT X 410.1 Writing the First Screenplay I and SCRIPT X 410.2 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.

Spring 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

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

Available
-
Instructor: Kate Marciniak
373014
Fee:
$695.00
39 days left. Enroll by Apr 1, 2020
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Notes
Enrollment limited to 15 students.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 06, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Book: Story by Robert McKee
Book: The Screenwriter's Bible by David Trottier

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

Available
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Tuesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA
Instructor: Julia Camara
373013
Fee:
$665.00
38 days left. Enroll by Mar 31, 2020
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after April 05, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
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Date
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Discussion
Tue Mar 31, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1270
Discussion
Tue Apr 7, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1270
Discussion
Tue Apr 14, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1270
Discussion
Tue Apr 21, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1270
Discussion
Tue Apr 28, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1270
Discussion
Tue May 5, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1270
Discussion
Tue May 12, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1270
Discussion
Tue May 19, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1270
Discussion
Tue May 26, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1270
Discussion
Tue Jun 2, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 1270

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