Jun 08, 2023  
2022-2023 Academic Catalog 
    
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TRF-2240 Writing for Film and Video


Credits 3
In this course, students receive instruction on the fundamentals of writing scripts for a variety of fiction and non-fiction film, video, and multimedia productions.  Coursework includes work on writing treatments and proposals, script formats, pitches, and script analysis.  Writing for narrative projects is explored, including instruction on dramatic structure, story, theme, plot, character development and writing dialogue.  Non-fictional script techniques for commercials, public service announcements (PSA’s), promotional, and educational productions are also studied.
Prerequisite(s): TRF 1310
3 class hours.
Course Outcomes
 

  1. Create film and video production treatments and proposals
  2. Apply non-fictional script formats, including commercials, public service announcements (PSA’s) and audio-video split scripts
  3. Apply narrative script formats
  4. Create a narrative story, incorporating concepts of effective theme, plot, dramatic structure, character development, and dialogue
  5. Implement a script analysis of narrative scripts




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