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FLM 107 - Film and Video Scriptwriting 1, Experimental

Credits: 3
3 Lecture Hours

This course will focus on scriptwriting. It will explore writing for film, commercial, news, documentary and industrial videos. Students will write scripts and look at script formatting. Students will breakdown scripts. Students will consider various elements of a script. Students will read scripts and learn the basics of script coverage.
Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of the course, the student will:

  1. Utilize scriptwriting program.
  2. Recognize and use various script paradigms.
  3. Break down scripts for script coverage.
  4. Create various scripts.
Listed Topics
  1. Various script formats
  2. Script writing programs
  3. Writers Guild of America
  4. Script coverage
Reference Materials
Films, scripts, books and internet.
Students who successfully complete this course acquire general knowledge, skills and abilities that align with CCAC’s definition of an educated person. Specifically, this course fulfills these General Education Goals:
  • Communication
  • Technological Competence

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