May 18, 2021  
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21 
OHIO University Undergraduate Catalog 2020-21
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MDIA 4201 - Advanced Screenwriting for Film

Writing is incorporated into this course in several ways including original treatments and scripts, class writing exercises, and revision and critique culminating in a final screenplay. Students write short narrative films scripts adapted from both short stories and original concepts.

Requisites: (MDIA 2201 or 2202 or FILM 3430) and completion of Tier I English and Jr or Sr standing
Credit Hours: 3
General Education Code: 1JE
Repeat/Retake Information: May be retaken two times excluding withdrawals, but only last course taken counts.
Lecture/Lab Hours: 3.0 lecture
Grades: Eligible Grades: A-F,WP,WF,WN,FN,AU,I
Learning Outcomes:
  • Emphasis on basic script structure, character development, etc.
  • Revision and critique of screenplays.
  • Students build upon basic narrative scriptwriting concepts to complete narrative scripts.

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