Course: CTVA 421. Writing the Short Film (3)
Prerequisites: Grade of “C” or higher in CTVA 320 and instructor consent (for screenwriting option); grade of “C” or higher in CTVA 355 and instructor consent (for film production option). Must be taken prior to submission of the senior film proposal. For those who intend to write short film screenplays to be used for senior film productions. Via lectures, discussions and readings, provides dramatic principles pertinent to the writing of a short film script. Students are guided incrementally in a workshop setting through the development of several drafts of the screenplay. Final outcome is a 10-15 page, production-ready shooting script. Available for graduate credit with approval of CTVA graduate coordinator.