2022-2023 Yavapai College Catalog 
    Jun 09, 2023  
2022-2023 Yavapai College Catalog [PREVIOUS CATALOG YEAR]

FMA 131 - Characters, Conflicts and Story

Description: Fundamental elements of writing for on-screen storytelling focused on story structure, and character development.

Credits: 3
Lecture: 3
Lab: 0

Course Content:
  1. Setting
  2. Characters
  3. Plot, conflict and theme
  4. Narrative arc and breaking down the script

Learning Outcomes:
  1. Create setting for the time and location for story, creating mood, backdrop and environment. (1)
  2. Apply character choices for script, including protagonist, antagonist and central characters. (2)
  3. Explain concepts of plot, conflict and theme. (3)
  4. Create a script for any medium with story arc, set up, rising tension, climax, resolution and breakdown the script. (1-4)