2021-2022 Yavapai College Catalog 
    Jun 25, 2022  
2021-2022 Yavapai College Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

FMA 121 - Screenwriting II

Description: Screenplay writing techniques applied to a range of script projects including short and feature films, industrial video, marketing and TV. Writing practice, including writing dialogue and building structure and characterization, and continuing development of visual language.

Prerequisites: FMA 103  

Credits: 3
Lecture: 3
Course Content:
  1. Screenwriting forms and structures
  2. Analysis of screenwriting techniques, structures and forms
  3. Screenwriting culture, criticism, marketing and monetization
  4. Elements of scripting for industrial, documentary and narrative productions

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Identify and utilize screenplay elements (e.g. genre, structure, characterization and visual language). (1, 2)
  2. Identify techniques for generating story ideas. (4)
  3. Describe screenplay outlets for creative growth, marketing and monetization. (3)
  4. Critically and creatively assess writing from self and others. (3, 4)