Course Info

SCWR 101: Screenwriting for Majors

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

This course introduces digital cinema majors to dramatic writing for motion pictures. The topics covered include theme, plot, story structure, character, and dialogue. Emphasis is placed on telling a story in visual terms. Students are expected to develop and write a short screenplay. PREREQUISITE(S): None (FORMERLY DC 101)

Fall 2020-2021

Section: 101
Class number: 10698
Meeting time: MW 11:20AM - 12:50PM
Location: REMOT E0000
Section: 102
Class number: 10699
Meeting time: MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
Location: REMOT E0000
Instructor:
Section: 402
Class number: 10700
Meeting time: TuTh 11:50AM - 1:20PM
Location: REMOT E0000
Instructor: James Choi | View syllabus
Section: 403
Class number: 10701
Meeting time: MW 11:50AM - 1:20PM
Location: REMOT E0000
Instructor:
Section: 404
Class number: 10702
Meeting time: Th 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: REMOT E0000

Spring 2019-2020

Section: 601
Class number: 30031
Meeting time: Tu 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: REMOT E0000
Section: 602
Class number: 30032
Meeting time: MW 11:50AM - 1:20PM
Location: REMOT E0000
Section: 604
Class number: 30205
Meeting time: Th 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: REMOT E0000

Winter 2019-2020

Section: 201
Class number: 25543
Meeting time: M 1:00PM - 4:15PM
Location: LEVAN 00304 at Lincoln Park Campus
Instructor: James Choi | View syllabus
Section: 202
Class number: 25544
Meeting time: Tu 1:00PM - 4:15PM
Location: LEVAN 00304 at Lincoln Park Campus
Section: 501
Class number: 25545
Meeting time: Tu 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00209 at Loop Campus
Section: 502
Class number: 25546
Meeting time: MW 11:50AM - 1:20PM
Location: 14EAS 00209 at Loop Campus
CLOSED
Section: 503
Class number: 25547
Meeting time: Th 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00209 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Lee Madsen | View syllabus
Section: 504
Class number: 25548
Meeting time: TuTh 11:50AM - 1:20PM
Location: 14EAS 00209 at Loop Campus
CLOSED
Section: 505
Class number: 25549
Meeting time: W 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: CDM 00924 at Loop Campus

Fall 2019-2020

Section: 101
Class number: 16092
Meeting time: MW 11:20AM - 12:50PM
Location: LEVAN 00305 at Lincoln Park Campus
Instructor: Michael McCarthy
Section: 102
Class number: 16093
Meeting time: MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
Location: LEVAN 00304 at Lincoln Park Campus
CLOSED
Section: 402
Class number: 16095
Meeting time: TuTh 11:50AM - 1:20PM
Location: CDM 00228 at Loop Campus
CLOSED
Section: 403
Class number: 16096
Meeting time: MW 11:50AM - 1:20PM
Location: 14EAS 00209 at Loop Campus
CLOSED
Section: 404
Class number: 16097
Meeting time: Th 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00209 at Loop Campus
Instructor: James Choi | View syllabus
Section: 405
Class number: 17399
Meeting time: Tu 10:00AM - 1:15PM
Location: 14EAS 00802 at Loop Campus

Spring 2018-2019

Section: 601
Class number: 30318
Meeting time: Tu 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00802 at Loop Campus
Section: 602
Class number: 30319
Meeting time: MW 11:50AM - 1:20PM
Location: 14EAS 00209 at Loop Campus
Section: 604
Class number: 30857
Meeting time: Th 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00802 at Loop Campus

Winter 2018-2019

Section: 501
Class number: 25349
Meeting time: Tu 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00209 at Loop Campus
Section: 502
Class number: 25351
Meeting time: MW 11:50AM - 1:20PM
Location: 14EAS 00209 at Loop Campus
CLOSED
Section: 503
Class number: 25607
Meeting time: Th 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00211 at Loop Campus
Section: 504
Class number: 25764
Meeting time: TuTh 11:50AM - 1:20PM
Location: 14EAS 00211 at Loop Campus
Instructor: James Choi | View syllabus
Section: 505
Class number: 25861
Meeting time: W 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: CDM 00924 at Loop Campus
CLOSED

Fall 2018-2019

Section: 101
Class number: 14683
Meeting time: MW 11:20AM - 12:50PM
Location: LEVAN 00305 at Lincoln Park Campus
CLOSED
Section: 102
Class number: 14996
Meeting time: MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
Location: LEVAN 00304 at Lincoln Park Campus
Instructor: Keely Wise | View syllabus
Section: 401
Class number: 14684
Meeting time: TuTh 10:10AM - 11:40AM
Location: 14EAS 00209 at Loop Campus
CLOSED
Section: 402
Class number: 14776
Meeting time: TuTh 11:50AM - 1:20PM
Location: CDM 00228 at Loop Campus
CLOSED
Section: 403
Class number: 14897
Meeting time: MW 11:50AM - 1:20PM
Location: 14EAS 00209 at Loop Campus
Instructor: James Choi | View syllabus

Spring 2017-2018

Section: 601
Class number: 34023
Meeting time: Tu 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00209 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Gary Novak | View syllabus
Section: 602
Class number: 34024
Meeting time: MW 11:50AM - 1:20PM
Location: 14EAS 00209 at Loop Campus
Section: 604
Class number: 36443
Meeting time: Th 10:00AM - 1:15PM
Location: 14EAS 00209 at Loop Campus

Winter 2017-2018

Section: 501
Class number: 20644
Meeting time: Tu 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00209 at Loop Campus
Section: 502
Class number: 20646
Meeting time: MW 11:50AM - 1:20PM
Location: 14EAS 00209 at Loop Campus
CLOSED
Section: 503
Class number: 20929
Meeting time: Th 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00211 at Loop Campus
Instructor: James Choi | View syllabus
Section: 504
Class number: 21119
Meeting time: TuTh 11:50AM - 1:20PM
Location: 14EAS 00207 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Daniel Pal | View syllabus
CLOSED
Section: 505
Class number: 26253
Meeting time: W 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: CDM 00924 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Gary Novak | View syllabus
CLOSED

Fall 2017-2018

Section: 101
Class number: 12396
Meeting time: MW 11:20AM - 12:50PM
Location: LEVAN 00305 at Lincoln Park Campus
CLOSED
Section: 102
Class number: 12835
Meeting time: MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
Location: LEVAN 00304 at Lincoln Park Campus
Section: 401
Class number: 12397
Meeting time: TuTh 10:10AM - 11:40AM
Location: 14EAS 00209 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Lee Madsen | View syllabus
Section: 402
Class number: 12511
Meeting time: TuTh 11:50AM - 1:20PM
Location: CDM 00228 at Loop Campus
CLOSED
Section: 403
Class number: 12673
Meeting time: MW 11:50AM - 1:20PM
Location: 14EAS 00209 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Lee Madsen | View syllabus

Spring 2016-2017

Section: 601
Class number: 33444
Meeting time: Tu 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00209 at Loop Campus
Instructor: James Choi | View syllabus
Section: 602
Class number: 33445
Meeting time: MW 11:50AM - 1:20PM
Location: 14EAS 00209 at Loop Campus
Section: 603
Class number: 36848
Meeting time: TuTh 11:50AM - 1:20PM
Location: CDM 00924 at Loop Campus

Winter 2016-2017

Section: 501
Class number: 22021
Meeting time: Tu 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00209 at Loop Campus
Instructor: James Choi | View syllabus
Section: 502
Class number: 22023
Meeting time: MW 11:50AM - 1:20PM
Location: 14EAS 00209 at Loop Campus
CLOSED
Section: 503
Class number: 22414
Meeting time: Th 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00801 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Lee Madsen | View syllabus
Section: 504
Class number: 27096
Meeting time: TuTh 11:50AM - 1:20PM
Location: 14EAS 00209 at Loop Campus

Fall 2016-2017

Section: 101
Class number: 32904
Meeting time: MW 2:40PM - 4:10PM
Location: STDCT R0330 at Lincoln Park Campus
Section: 102
Class number: 33868
Meeting time: MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
Location: STDCT R0330 at Lincoln Park Campus
Instructor: Michael McCarthy
Section: 401
Class number: 32906
Meeting time: TuTh 10:10AM - 11:40AM
Location: 14EAS 00209 at Loop Campus
Section: 402
Class number: 33144
Meeting time: TuTh 11:50AM - 1:20PM
Location: CDM 00228 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Josh Wolff | View syllabus
CLOSED
Section: 403
Class number: 33482
Meeting time: MW 11:50AM - 1:20PM
Location: 14EAS 00209 at Loop Campus
CLOSED

Spring 2015-2016

Section: 601
Class number: 32725
Meeting time: Tu 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00209 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Lee Madsen | View syllabus
Section: 602
Class number: 32726
Meeting time: MW 11:50AM - 1:20PM
Location: 14EAS 00209 at Loop Campus
Instructor: James Choi | View syllabus

Winter 2015-2016

Section: 501
Class number: 22516
Meeting time: Tu 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00209 at Loop Campus
CLOSED
Section: 502
Class number: 22518
Meeting time: MW 11:50AM - 1:20PM
Location: 14EAS 00801 at Loop Campus
Instructor: James Choi | View syllabus
CLOSED
Section: 503
Class number: 22990
Meeting time: Th 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00801 at Loop Campus
Instructor: James Choi | View syllabus
CLOSED

Fall 2015-2016

Section: 101
Class number: 11439
Meeting time: MW 2:40PM - 4:10PM
Location: STDCT R0330 at Lincoln Park Campus
Section: 102
Class number: 16883
Meeting time: MW 1:00PM - 2:30PM
Location: STDCT R0330 at Lincoln Park Campus
CLOSED
Section: 401
Class number: 11440
Meeting time: TuTh 10:10AM - 11:40AM
Location: CDM 00202 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Daniel Pal | View syllabus
Section: 402
Class number: 11576
Meeting time: TuTh 11:50AM - 1:20PM
Location: CDM 00228 at Loop Campus
CLOSED
Section: 403
Class number: 11772
Meeting time: MW 3:10PM - 4:40PM
Location: 14EAS 00209 at Loop Campus
Instructor: James Choi | View syllabus
Section: 404
Class number: 17199
Meeting time: Tu 1:30PM - 4:45PM
Location: 14EAS 00209 at Loop Campus
Instructor: Lee Madsen | View syllabus