Writing Your Short Film

SCRIPT X 463.5E

Develop a first draft of a short film script in this course perfect for anyone new to writing this format.

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Remote Instruction
Starting at $695.00
As few as 12 weeks
3.0

What you can learn.

  • Explore what makes short films successful and compelling
  • Identify how a short film can best showcase your skills and potential
  • Walk through the process of developing your own original short film idea and script
  • Watch and discuss a variety of short films

About this course:

Short films (any film over one minute and under forty minutes) is a great way to get noticed and showcase your talent and build a career as a filmmaker. In this class, students begin by exploring a wide range of short films to help understand the medium and what works and what doesn’t. Students learn how to come up with their own ideas, outline and structure techniques, and how to write action and dialogue. By the end of class, students have a first draft of a short film script that you can actually go out and shoot.

Fall 2021 Schedule

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Thursday 7:00PM - 10:00PM PT
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Instructor: Koji Steven Sakai
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Fee:
$695.00
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Location: Online
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Notes

No meeting November 11 and 25, 2021. Enrollment limited to 15 students.

This course uses remote instruction. As such, instructors use Zoom to offer live class meetings at the designated class meeting time. Students must be present at course meeting times as each student’s final grade may include scores for participation.

Please inform your instructor if you will miss a class meeting. You are responsible for any class information you missed. We suggest you arrange with a fellow classmate to share their notes when feasible.

Refund Deadline
No refunds after October 07, 2021
Course Requirements
Internet access required to retrieve course materials.
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Thu Sep 23, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
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Thu Sep 30, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
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Thu Oct 7, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
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Thu Oct 14, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
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Thu Oct 21, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
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Thu Oct 28, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online
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Thu Nov 4, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
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Thu Nov 18, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
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Thu Dec 2, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
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Thu Dec 9, 2021
7:00PM PT - 10:00PM PT
Online

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