Course Info

SCWR 120: Film Structure for Majors (Formerly DC 221)

Due to COVID-19, Spring in-class sections will be conducted online. Please contact your instructor for more information.

A critical analysis of three-act film structure as well as an introduction to alternative narrative structures including, but not limited to, dual protagonist, ensemble, and non-linear structures. Films of various genres and eras will be examined. Students will develop a cinematic language with which to discuss films as well as a toolbox of techniques to use when making films. PREREQUISITE(S): None

Fall 2020-2021

Section: 401
Class number: 10703
Meeting time: M 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: OLSYN CH000 at Online Campus
Section: 402
Class number: 10704
Meeting time: W 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: OLSYN CH000 at Online Campus

Spring 2019-2020

Section: 601
Class number: 30162
Meeting time: W 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: REMOT E0000
CLOSED
Section: 602
Class number: 30179
Meeting time: M 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: REMOT E0000
Section: 610
Class number: 30024
Meeting time: -
Location: ONLIN E0000 at Online Campus
Section: 611
Class number: 30027
Meeting time: -
Location: ONLIN E0000 at Online Campus

Winter 2019-2020

Section: 501
Class number: 25551
Meeting time: M 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS LL105 at Loop Campus
Section: 502
Class number: 25553
Meeting time: W 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS LL105 at Loop Campus
Section: 510
Class number: 25552
Meeting time: -
Location: ONLIN E0000 at Online Campus
Section: 511
Class number: 25554
Meeting time: -
Location: ONLIN E0000 at Online Campus

Fall 2019-2020

Section: 401
Class number: 16098
Meeting time: M 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS LL105 at Loop Campus
Section: 402
Class number: 16099
Meeting time: W 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00214 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Lee Madsen | View syllabus
CLOSED
Section: 410
Class number: 16100
Meeting time: -
Location: ONLIN E0000 at Online Campus
Section: 411
Class number: 16101
Meeting time: -
Location: ONLIN E0000 at Online Campus
Instructor: Lee Madsen | View syllabus

Spring 2018-2019

Section: 601
Class number: 30666
Meeting time: W 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS LL105 at Loop Campus
CLOSED
Section: 602
Class number: 30729
Meeting time: M 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00802 at Loop Campus
Section: 610
Class number: 30141
Meeting time: -
Location: ONLIN E0000 at Online Campus
Section: 611
Class number: 30151
Meeting time: -
Location: ONLIN E0000 at Online Campus

Winter 2018-2019

Section: 501
Class number: 25682
Meeting time: M 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS LL105 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Jose Soto | View syllabus
Section: 502
Class number: 25767
Meeting time: W 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS LL105 at Loop Campus
Section: 510
Class number: 26103
Meeting time: -
Location: ONLIN E0000 at Online Campus
Instructor: Jose Soto | View syllabus
Section: 511
Class number: 26130
Meeting time: -
Location: ONLIN E0000 at Online Campus

Fall 2018-2019

Section: 401
Class number: 15002
Meeting time: M 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS LL105 at Loop Campus
Section: 402
Class number: 15115
Meeting time: W 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS LL105 at Loop Campus
Section: 410
Class number: 16273
Meeting time: -
Location: N/A at Online Campus
Section: 411
Class number: 16274
Meeting time: -
Location: N/A at Online Campus

Spring 2017-2018

Section: 601
Class number: 34555
Meeting time: W 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS LL105 at Loop Campus
Section: 602
Class number: 34662
Meeting time: Th 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: CDM 00708 at Loop Campus
Section: 603
Class number: 35761
Meeting time: Tu 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS LL105 at Loop Campus
Section: 610
Class number: 34604
Meeting time: -
Location: N/A at Online Campus
Section: 611
Class number: 34663
Meeting time: -
Location: N/A at Online Campus

Winter 2017-2018

Section: 501
Class number: 21012
Meeting time: M 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS LL105 at Loop Campus
Section: 502
Class number: 21122
Meeting time: W 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS LL105 at Loop Campus
Section: 510
Class number: 25639
Meeting time: -
Location: N/A at Online Campus
Section: 511
Class number: 25678
Meeting time: -
Location: N/A at Online Campus

Fall 2017-2018

Section: 401
Class number: 12843
Meeting time: M 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS LL105 at Loop Campus
CLOSED
Section: 402
Class number: 13020
Meeting time: W 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS LL105 at Loop Campus
Section: 410
Class number: 12844
Meeting time: -
Location: N/A at Online Campus
Section: 411
Class number: 13021
Meeting time: -
Location: N/A at Online Campus

Spring 2016-2017

Section: 601
Class number: 34044
Meeting time: W 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS LL105 at Loop Campus
Section: 602
Class number: 36542
Meeting time: Th 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00802 at Loop Campus
Section: 610
Class number: 34124
Meeting time: -
Location: N/A at Online Campus
Section: 611
Class number: 36543
Meeting time: -
Location: N/A at Online Campus
CLOSED

Winter 2016-2017

Section: 501
Class number: 22575
Meeting time: Th 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS LL105 at Loop Campus
CLOSED
Section: 502
Class number: 27100
Meeting time: W 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS LL105 at Loop Campus
Section: 510
Class number: 22576
Meeting time: -
Location: N/A at Online Campus
Section: 511
Class number: 27101
Meeting time: -
Location: N/A at Online Campus

Fall 2016-2017

Section: 401
Class number: 33888
Meeting time: M 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS LL105 at Loop Campus
Section: 402
Class number: 41794
Meeting time: W 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS LL105 at Loop Campus
Section: 410
Class number: 33890
Meeting time: -
Location: N/A at Online Campus
Section: 411
Class number: 41795
Meeting time: -
Location: N/A at Online Campus

Spring 2015-2016

Section: 601
Class number: 37254
Meeting time: W 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS LL105 at Loop Campus
Section: 610
Class number: 37834
Meeting time: -
Location: N/A at Online Campus

Winter 2015-2016

Section: 501
Class number: 26610
Meeting time: Th 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS LL105 at Loop Campus
Section: 510
Class number: 26611
Meeting time: -
Location: N/A at Online Campus

Fall 2015-2016

Section: 401
Class number: 16930
Meeting time: W 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS LL105 at Loop Campus
Section: 410
Class number: 16931
Meeting time: -
Location: N/A at Online Campus