FMI 313 Script Analysis

3 credits, Fall and Spring

Analyzes the structure and format of feature-length screenplays. Students compare and contrast scripts with the films that were produced from them. Students deconstruct scripts, write script coverage summaries, and evaluate writing strategies and aesthetic choices employed by professional scriptwriters. Students study screenplays and treatments from the earliest days of filmmaking to the present.

Prerequisite(s): FMI 211