MDAR 240 Screenwriting I

This course introduces students to the art and technical demands of contemporary screenwriting. Students explore the concepts of character, story, and dramatic structure of the screenplay while studying transformation of an idea into a finished script. Students are acquainted with strict standards of the screenwriting format and discuss the realities of professional screenwriting. Students will begin writing a full-length film script to demonstrate their skills in these areas. (This course is a prerequisite to MDAR 420.)

notes: (was MDAR 320)