Course Info

SCWR 408: Writing the Short Motion Picture (Formerly DC 401)

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

Spring 2019-2020

Section: 901
Class number: 30203
Meeting time: M 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00209 at Loop Campus

Winter 2019-2020

Section: 801
Class number: 25588
Meeting time: M 5:45PM - 9:00PM
Location: 14EAS 00211 at Loop Campus
Instructor: James Choi | View syllabus