Course Info

DC 401: Writing the Short Motion Picture

In this screenwriting course students will study the essential elements and conventions of writing the short film, including character, structure, and conflict. They will examine the fundamental differences between feature and short films. Story development emphasis will be placed on compelling character-driven stories that can be produced on a modest budget. Students will be required to complete two short screenplays. PREREQUISITE(S): None

Winter 2017-2018

Section: 801
Class number: 21015
Meeting time: M 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00211 at Loop Campus

Winter 2016-2017

Section: 801
Class number: 22579
Meeting time: M 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00211 at Loop Campus

Fall 2016-2017

Section: 701
Class number: 33388
Meeting time: M 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00211 at Loop Campus
Instructor: James Choi | View syllabus
Section: 702
Class number: 33932
Meeting time: M 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: CDM 00220 at Loop Campus

Winter 2015-2016

Section: 801
Class number: 26615
Meeting time: M 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00211 at Loop Campus
Instructor: James Choi | View syllabus

Fall 2015-2016

Section: 402
Class number: 16995
Meeting time: Tu 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00207 at Loop Campus
Instructor: James Choi | View syllabus
Section: 701
Class number: 11713
Meeting time: M 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00211 at Loop Campus

Spring 2014-2015

Section: 901
Class number: 30717
Meeting time: W 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: CDM 00200 at Loop Campus
Section: 910
Class number: 37596
Meeting time: -
Location: N/A at Online Campus

Fall 2014-2015

Section: 701
Class number: 10630
Meeting time: M 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: LEWIS 01516 at Loop Campus

Spring 2013-2014

Section: 901
Class number: 36829
Meeting time: M 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: CDM 00708 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Patrick Brooks

Fall 2013-2014

Section: 701
Class number: 15854
Meeting time: M 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: CDM 00226 at Loop Campus
Section: 710
Class number: 15855
Meeting time: -
Location: N/A at Online Campus

Winter 2012-2013

Section: 501
Class number: 25007
Meeting time: M 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: CDM 00216 at Loop Campus
Section: 510
Class number: 25008
Meeting time: -
Location: N/A at Online Campus