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Course Outline     Week  1     Tuesday:  Introduction  to  course,  syllabus,  and  course  materials.     HOMEWORK-­  Watch  a  movie  of  choice  along  with  reading  its  screenplay.  Begin  to  think   of  ideas  for  script.  

Thursday:  Discuss  homework.  Overview  of  terms  and  lingo  of  screen  writing  are   reviewed.    

HOMEWORK-­  Write  storyline  for  script,  must  be  about  ½  page  in  length.     Week  2     Tuesday:  Discuss  homework.  Class  critique  of  storylines.  How  to  set-­‐up  pages  for  a   script.  

HOMEWORK-­  Begin  first  two  pages  of  script.  Watch  a  Horror  film,  write  a  1  pages  review   of  film.    

Thursday:  Homework  discussion.  How  movies  are  made.       HOMEWORK-­  Watch  a  Romance  film,  1  page  review.  Continue  to  add  two  more  pages  of   script.    

Week  3     Tuesday:  Discuss  homework.  Review  for  the  Midterm  Exam  next  week!     HOMEWORK-­  Study  for  Midterm!  Continue  to  write  two  more  pages  of  script.     Thursday:  Midterm  Exam.  Screenwriters  and  Directors.     HOMEWORK-­  Watch  a  TV  show,  any  episode  of  choice,  1  pages  review.    Two  more  pages   of  script.    

 


Week 4     Tuesday:    Homework  discussion.  Novelist  and  Screenwriters.       HOMEWORK-­  Watch  a  Romantic  comedy,  1  pages  review.    Two  more  pages  to  script.     Thursday:  Homework  discussion.  How  to  Bind  a  script.       HOMEWORK-­  Watch  a  Foreign  film,  1  page  review.  Two  more  pages  to  script.       Week  5     Tuesday:  Homework  discussion.  Life  after  the  script.       HOMEWORK-­  Watch  a  children’s  film,  1  pages  review.    Two  more  pages  of  script.,  due  in  1   week!  

Thursday:  Homework  discussion.  Review  of  previous  classes.  All  missed  assignments   due  next  class!  

HOMEWORK-­  Work  on  wrapping  up  script  and  any  missed  work  assignments.       Week  6     Tuesday:  Discuss  Extra  Credit  assignments.  Review  for  Final  Exam.       HOMEWORK-­  Study  for  Final  Exam!  Final  scripts  due  next  class!     Thursday:  Final  Exam.  Class  critique  of  scripts.      

Course Outline  


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