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.

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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 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. 
Suggested Prerequisites

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

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.

Winter 2020 Schedule

Available Format(s):

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

Available
-
Instructor: Steven Schwartz
371313
Fee:
$695.00
26 days left. Enroll by Jan 8, 2020
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Notes
Enrollment limited to 15 students.
Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 01, 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: Michael Barlow
371310
Fee:
$665.00
25 days left. Enroll by Jan 8, 2020
See Details
Notes

Enrollment limited to 15 students.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after January 13, 2020
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
Schedule
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Date
Time
Location
Discussion
Wed Jan 8, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2317
Discussion
Wed Jan 15, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2317
Discussion
Wed Jan 22, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2317
Discussion
Wed Jan 29, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2317
Discussion
Wed Feb 5, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2317
Discussion
Wed Feb 12, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2317
Discussion
Wed Feb 19, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2317
Discussion
Wed Feb 26, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2317
Discussion
Wed Mar 4, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2317
Discussion
Wed Mar 11, 2020
7:00PM - 10:00PM
UCLA
School of Public Affairs Bldg. 2317

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