Advanced Screenwriting

Elective Courses

CINE 130 - Advanced Screenwriting

ENGL 130
401 |Marc Lapadula |M 5-8pm

An intensive workshop focusing on methodology: enhancing original characterization, plot development, conflict, story, pacing, dramatic foreshadowing, the element of surprise, text and subtext, act structure and visual storytelling. Each student is expected to present sections of his/her "screenplay-in-progress" to the class for discussion. The screenplay Chinatown will be used as a basic text.

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Cinema Studies Program
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