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FILM BC3260 Writing for Television. 3 points.

Corequisites: Please note that since this is a Film course, it does not count as a writing course for English majors with a Writing Concentration.

This course will focus on the primary pillar of television production: the teleplay. Through a number of creative exercises, students will learn the intricacies of the unique screenwriting formats that are the half-hour and hour-long teleplays. Together we will cover the differences between an episode arc and a seasonal one, the requirements of A/B/C story plotting, and how to write an effective show bible. We will survey the existing pantheon of great television writing in order to help students narrow in on their individual sensibilities. By the end of the course, students will have a written original pilot.

Fall 2017: FILM BC3260
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
FILM 3260 001/01666 Th 2:10pm - 5:00pm
502 Diana Center
Rubeintz Philippe 3 15/14
Spring 2018: FILM BC3260
Course Number Section/Call Number Times/Location Instructor Points Enrollment
FILM 3260 001/07427 Th 4:10pm - 6:50pm
407 Barnard Hall
Rubeintz Philippe 3 0/12