THTR-T458 Introduction to Screenwriting
Available this summer, first four-week session, May 13-June 6.
Taught by Ken Weitzman.
Class is open to grads and undergrads (juniors, seniors, or by permission of instructor),
A general introduction to the principles of screenwriting, covering structure, character creation, visual storytelling, format, the writing of narrative description, and dialogue.
The objective of the course is to deepen each student’s conceptual understanding of the craft of screenplay writing--and storytelling in general--and to put this knowledge into practice, writing several short screenplays.