Course Description for (GW) Introduction to Screenwriting
(GW) Introduction to Screenwriting
Prerequisite: ENC 1101 and LIT 2000 or ENG 2012
This course examines the basic formal elements of screenplays, including characterization, dialogue, scene structure, plot construction, genre conventions, and formatting requirements. Students will critically analyze screenplays by the great auteurs of the twentieth century. The students' major project will be to write short motion picture or television screenplays of their own. Gordon Rule English credit.