Writing the First Screenplay IV
Finish your feature film script and learn revision tactics in our fourth and final basic screenwriting course.
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.
SCRIPT X 410.1 Writing the First Screenplay I, SCRIPT X 410.2 Writing the First Screenplay II, and SCRIPT X 410.3 Writing the First Screenplay 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 2020 Schedule
These courses are fully online and have no regular meeting times.
These courses meet regularly and are fully online. Click “See Details” below for more information.
Enrollment limited to 15 students.
Please note: Due to adjustments made to the Spring quarter, this course is now scheduled to be delivered in a synchronous online format. Classes will be delivered weekly in an online forum at the scheduled time assigned to the course. Further adjustments may be made by the instructor in order to best serve the course material. Please check Canvas regularly for updates.