Course Info

SCWR 401: Writing the Feature I (Formerly DC 402)

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

This course focuses on creating a vetted concept and step outline for a feature length screenplay. Emphasis is put on idea origination and world building, forming engaging characters, and structuring an affecting plot with cause and effect storytelling. Through script readings, weekly assignments, and in-class workshops, students will hone their unique voice to craft the dramatic template for a cinematically viable story.

This course is repeatable for 8.00 credit hours.

Winter 2019-2020

Section: 801
Class number: 25579
Meeting time: W 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00207 at Loop Campus
Section: 802
Class number: 25580
Meeting time: W 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: LEWIS 01512 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Keely Wise | View syllabus

Winter 2018-2019

Section: 801
Class number: 25372
Meeting time: W 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00207 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Keely Wise | View syllabus

Winter 2017-2018

Section: 801
Class number: 20670
Meeting time: W 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00207 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Keely Wise | View syllabus

Winter 2016-2017

Section: 801
Class number: 22050
Meeting time: W 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00207 at Loop Campus
CLOSED

Winter 2015-2016

Section: 801
Class number: 22550
Meeting time: W 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00207 at Loop Campus
Section: 802
Class number: 22861
Meeting time: W 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00507 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Gary Novak | View syllabus
CLOSED