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FMP 261 Intro to Screenwriting

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    Great Intro to the Subject

    Lots of Writing

    Many Small Assignments

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    • Profile picture
    Dec 05, 2017
    | Would recommend.

    Not too easy. Not too difficult.

    Course Overview:

    It gives a good insight regarding the development of scripts for film making

    Course highlights:

    The highlight is being able to pitch your own story ideas to your fellow classmates

    Hours per week:

    3-5 hours

    Advice for students:

    Just do the work! There's a lot of script writing involved so make sure to get a good software that formats for you! There are movie pitches you have to do in front of your fellow peers so if you are shy beware.

    • Fall 2017
    • Joe Fortunato
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    Jul 17, 2017
    | Would highly recommend.

    Not too easy. Not too difficult.

    Course Overview:

    It provides students with a great idea of what makes and does not make a good script and gently forces students to become more comfortable with sharing their work.

    Course highlights:

    More than anything, I learned how to write. I learned how to set up a script for a short film, and tell a story in a short amount of time.

    Hours per week:

    6-8 hours

    Advice for students:

    Come in with an open mind. The class is built to

    • Spring 2015
    • Gregory Maday
    • Yes
    • Great Intro to the Subject Lots of Writing Many Small Assignments
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    Nov 15, 2016
    | Would highly recommend.

    This class was tough.

    Course Overview:

    This course i more than just learning how to format a script, it helps you with character development and the flow of the story as well.

    Course highlights:

    I learned not only how to breakdown a script, but to get my dialogue to flow in a natural way.

    Hours per week:

    3-5 hours

    Advice for students:

    There are assignments due each week! Make sure to do all of them!

    • Fall 2016
    • Joe Fortunato
    • Yes
    • Great Intro to the Subject Lots of Writing Requires Presentations


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