Course Info

DC 309: Feature Development

This course offers a practical approach to the screenwriter's role in the development of a feature film. Emphasis will be placed on obtaining a greater understanding of narrative conventions, script analysis and the film market. From agents to studio executives, we will examine the varying points of view that comprise the development process. Constructive analysis will be used to break down feature length produced screenplays and student work. The assignments and class discussions are designed to expose the inner workings of Hollywood and provide a framework for what it takes to succeed in the entertainment industry. PREREQUISITE(S): DC 101 or DC 201

Winter 2017-2018

Section: 801
Class number: 20875
Meeting time: Th 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: CDM 00220 at Loop Campus
CLOSED

Winter 2016-2017

Section: 801
Class number: 22317
Meeting time: Th 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00209 at Loop Campus

Winter 2015-2016

Section: 501
Class number: 22857
Meeting time: Tu 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00801 at Loop Campus

Winter 2014-2015

Section: 501
Class number: 20659
Meeting time: Th 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: CDM 00708 at Loop Campus

Winter 2013-2014

Section: 501
Class number: 25483
Meeting time: Th 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: CDM 00708 at Loop Campus

Spring 2012-2013

Section: 901
Class number: 35227
Meeting time: Tu 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00801 at Loop Campus