FMI 211 Basic Screenwriting

3 credits, Fall and Spring

Develops skill writing basic narrative screenplays for film production. Students examine the process of dramatic writing, generate and select story ideas, structure action and conflict, build characters, develop themes, and create dialog. Students also learn to identify and apply official industry screenplay formats, and write a variety of short movie scripts of their own.

Prerequisite(s): A grade of "C" or better in ENG 152 or equivalent

SEE Certified: WI and FA