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Screenwriting 2

Students undertake the challenging task of finishing a draft of their feature-length screen plays. Pre-requisite: Script Analysis (NSRW 0280) and Screenwriting 1: The First Act (NSRW 0381).

Aug 26 - Dec 15
Fall 2019
CRN 4000
What you will learn
  • How to revise your step outline to solidify structure and simplify the writing process.
  • How to re-examine, tighten, and rewrite your outline, giving close attention to structure, logic, motivation, complex character development, tone, and theme.
  • Advanced screenwriting skills through an emphasis on the specific problems of successful scene writing and the development of a professional writing style.
  • Students use their finished outlines to revise act one and draft acts two and three.
  • Weekly page requirements keep students on track, while in-class reviews offer support, guidance, and direction.
  • Students finish the term with a polished and professional first draft.
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