Nov 28, 2020  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21
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FILM 3430 - Screenwriting

Introduction to craft of developing narrative screenplay. Workshop/tutorial approach to study of screenplay structure, format, dialogue, and theory, culminating in a completed outline and script for a short film.

Requisites: FILM 2010 or 2020 or 2030 and WARNING: No credit for this course if the following is taken (keeps credit for the following course, as defined by department): MDIA 2201
Credit Hours: 3
Repeat/Retake Information: May be repeated for a maximum of 6.0 hours.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 2.0 lecture, 2.0 laboratory
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,CR,PR,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Create a step outline for a short film screenplay.
  • Create, using proper screenwriting formatting, a screenplay for a short film.
  • Demonstrate a knowledge of screenplay structure.
  • Demonstrate ability to create credible dialogue.
  • Demonstrate an ability to create and develop characters.

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