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Cleveland, Ohio


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FMA 427

Writing the Feature Script

This course is designed to teach the student the requisite skills and discipline germane to the art of screenwriting. In a context that marries lecture, screening, film analysis, screenplay dissection, creation and workshop discussion of student work, the student will be expected to develop a feature screenplay. Special emphasis will be given to plot structure and character development with a focus on conflict. This course will build upon the structure taught in FMA 323 Story Analysis for Film and Television.

Units: 3.0

FMA 323 - Story Analysis for Film & Television
FMA 222 - Writing the Short Script
FMA 121 - Short Script Analysis