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
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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.

Winter 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

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

Wait List
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Instructor: Valerie Brandy
371309
Fee:
$695.00
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Notes
Enrollment limited to 15 students.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 13, 2020
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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Wednesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA
Instructor: Donald H. Hewitt
371265
Fee:
$665.00
32 days left. Enroll by Jan 15, 2020
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Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 20, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
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Discussion
Wed Jan 15, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2319
Discussion
Wed Jan 22, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2319
Discussion
Wed Jan 29, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2319
Discussion
Wed Feb 5, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2319
Discussion
Wed Feb 12, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2319
Discussion
Wed Feb 19, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2319
Discussion
Wed Feb 26, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2319
Discussion
Wed Mar 4, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2319
Discussion
Wed Mar 11, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2319
Discussion
Wed Mar 18, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2319

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