Course Info

SCWR 100: Introduction to Screenwriting (Formerly DC 201)

This course is an introduction to and overview of the elements of theme, plot, character, and dialogue in dramatic writing for cinema. Emphasis is placed on telling a story in terms of action and the reality of characters. The difference between the literary and visual medium is explored through individual writing projects and group analysis. Development of synopsis and treatment for a short theatrical screen play: theme, plot, character, mise-en-scene and utilization of cinematic elements. PREREQUISITE(S): None.

Spring 2019-2020

Section: 301
Class number: 30040
Meeting time: TuTh 9:40AM - 11:10AM
Location: LEVAN 00305 at Lincoln Park Campus
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Section: 302
Class number: 30041
Meeting time: TuTh 11:20AM - 12:50PM
Location: LEVAN 00305 at Lincoln Park Campus
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Section: 901
Class number: 30042
Meeting time: M 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: LEVAN 00305 at Lincoln Park Campus
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Section: 910
Class number: 30005
Meeting time: -
Location: ONLIN E0000 at Online Campus
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Winter 2019-2020

Section: 201
Class number: 25700
Meeting time: TuTh 9:40AM - 11:10AM
Location: STDCT R0330 at Lincoln Park Campus
Section: 202
Class number: 25732
Meeting time: TuTh 11:20AM - 12:50PM
Location: STDCT R0330 at Lincoln Park Campus
Section: 210
Class number: 25731
Meeting time: -
Location: ONLIN E0000 at Online Campus
Section: 501
Class number: 25734
Meeting time: MW 1:30PM - 3:00PM
Location: CDM 00222 at Loop Campus
Section: 801
Class number: 25735
Meeting time: W 6:00PM - 9:15PM
Location: STDCT R0330 at Lincoln Park Campus
Section: 810
Class number: 25736
Meeting time: -
Location: ONLIN E0000 at Online Campus

Fall 2019-2020

Section: 101
Class number: 16072
Meeting time: TuTh 11:20AM - 12:50PM
Location: STDCT R0330 at Lincoln Park Campus
Instructor: Lee Madsen | View syllabus
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Section: 103
Class number: 16078
Meeting time: MW 4:20PM - 5:50PM
Location: STDCT R0330 at Lincoln Park Campus
Section: 110
Class number: 16073
Meeting time: -
Location: ONLIN E0000 at Online Campus
Instructor: Lee Madsen | View syllabus
Section: 401
Class number: 16079
Meeting time: MW 1:30PM - 3:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00802 at Loop Campus
Section: 402
Class number: 16080
Meeting time: TuTh 11:50AM - 1:20PM
Location: 14EAS 00209 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Josh Wolff | View syllabus
Section: 410
Class number: 16083
Meeting time: -
Location: ONLIN E0000 at Online Campus
CLOSED