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Cleveland State University Course Info

Cleveland, Ohio


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FMA 121

Short Script Analysis

Explore the art and craft of analyzing short-form narrative and the basics of screenwriting elements. Through intensive writing, both in and out of class, as well as discussion of plot, character, conflict, dialogue, scenes and structure, students will be provided the critical skills necessary to learn how to differentiate, evaluate, analyze and develop a variety of short-form screenplays.

Units: 3.0

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