Montgomery College 2022-2023 Catalog 
    
    Nov 27, 2022  
Montgomery College 2022-2023 Catalog
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FILM 210 - Screenwriting


(TP/SS only)

This course will teach the techniques of narrative storytelling through the camera arts. The student will study writing dialogue and action for film and television through several small projects culminating in a final 10-minute script. Films will be screened at the American Film Institute Theatre and in class as examples of effective screenwriting. PREREQUISITE(S): FILM 110  or consent of instructor. Two hours lecture, two hours laboratory each week.

3 semester hours

Course Outcomes:
Upon course completion, a student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate an understanding of the basic format of screenwriting and learn to use a screenwriting software program.
  • Write several short scenes telling a story with dialogue only.
  • Write several short scenes telling a story with camera directions only.
  • Write a ten minute script incorporating dialogue, camera, and sound.


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