Scriptwriting: Creativity and Technique
Queen Mary, University of London
Area of Study
Creative Writing, Film Studies
Taught In English
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits8
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units12
Hours & Credits
OverviewCredits: 30.0Overlap: FLM402Prerequisite: Film Studies single hons onlyStudents will produce an essay and an original script. The module will establish the ability to write a short original film script with coherent dialogue, exposition and structure. It will also develop knowledge of scriptwriting: format, structure, character, dialogue, exposition, and how to assess a script using appropriate terminology such as back story, suspense and set-ups and pay-offs.Assessment: 100.0% CourseworkLevel: 4
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