Writing the First Screenplay IV

SCRIPT X 410.4

Finish your feature film script and learn revision tactics in our fourth and final basic screenwriting course.

READ MORE ABOUT THIS COURSE
Fall
Winter
Spring
Summer
Classroom
Online
Starting at $665.00
As few as 10 weeks
3.0

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 home 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. 
Suggested Prerequisites

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

X 410.1 Writing the First Screenplay I, X 410.2 Writing the First Screenplay II, and 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.

Fall 2019 Schedule

Available Format(s):

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

Enrollment Closed
-
Instructor: Ronald Raley
369644
Fee:
$695.00
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.

Enrollment Closed
-
Wednesday 7:00PM - 10:00PM
Location: UCLA
Instructor: Cynthia Riddle
369613
Fee:
$665.00
See Details
Notes

No meeting Nov. 27.

Enrollment limited to 15 students.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after September 30, 2019
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
Type
Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Wed Sep 25, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2317
Discussion
Wed Oct 2, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2317
Discussion
Wed Oct 9, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2317
Discussion
Wed Oct 16, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2317
Discussion
Wed Oct 23, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2317
Discussion
Wed Oct 30, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2317
Discussion
Wed Nov 6, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2317
Discussion
Wed Nov 13, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2317
Discussion
Wed Nov 20, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2317
Discussion
Wed Dec 4, 2019
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2317

Contact Us

Speak to a program representative. Hours: Mon-Fri, 8am-5pm.

This course applies towards the following certificates & specializations…

Keep up to date on the latest news and offerings in Screenwriting

vector icon of building

Corporate Education

Learn how we can help your organization meet its professional development goals and corporate training needs.

Learn More

vector icon of building

Donate to UCLA Extension

Support our many efforts to reach communities in need.

Innovation Programs

Student Scholarships

Coding Boot Camp

Lifelong Learning