FIVTH 220 Script Writing for Stage and Screen

3 credits, Spring

Develops skill writing documentary treatments and scripts for TV commercials and public service announcements. Students examine the process of dramatic writing, generate and select story ideas, structure action and conflict, build characters, develop a theme, and create dialog. Students write short scenes for the theatre as well as log-lines and outlines for sitcoms and TV dramas, and other short assignments.

Prerequisite(s): ENG 152 or equivalent

General Education: 200-level writing skills course for select majors