2020-2021 Catalog 
    Sep 19, 2021  
2020-2021 Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

FMA 109 - Screenwriting: Iconic Film and Television Analysis

Description: Exploration of iconic films (both studio and indie) and television shows as part of the language of filmmaking. Analysis of what makes certain scenes from film and TV "iconic" and how they continue to influence the future of cinema. Development of new stories, scenes and screenplays that evoke iconic film scenes.

Credits: 3
Lecture: 3
Course Content:
  1. "Iconic" films and TV shows
  2. Analysis of screenwriting styles in scenes from iconic films and TV shows
  3. Writing skills using select iconic film scenes and TV shows as models

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Analyze the structures and themes of iconic film scenes and television shows and identify commonalities. (1,2)
  2. Write scenes, teleplays, stories and treatments utilizing different iconic film styles. (2,3)
  3. Identify how iconic films have shaped and continue to shape the film and television industry as it has evolved. (1)