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FLME 311

Writing for the Screen Topics

A topics course that explores particular forms and genres in writing for the screen. Topics may include television writing, web series writing, writing across genres, adaptation, or writing the short film script. Students will analyze genre-specific models, learn genre-specific terminology, formatting, structure, and practices, and produce their own original scripts through a scaffolded workshop process. Prerequisite: FLME 195 or ENG 149 or permission of instructor. May be repeated for credit with a different topic. (Cross-listed with ENG 343 and COMM 319.)

Distribution Area Prerequisites Credits
FLME 195 or ENG 149 or permission of instructor 1 course

Spring Semester information

Ronald Dye

311A: Tps:Writing for Stage, Screen and TV

An upper level writing course that focuses on specific elements or forms within a genre of dramatic writing. Offerings might include The One Act Play, The Dramatic Monologue, The Short Film Script, Advanced Screenwriting or Advanced Playwriting.

Jordan Sjol

311B: Tps:TV Writing: Pilot & Show Bible