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FIL

FIL 2030   FILM HISTORY

credits: 3  

Prerequisite: ENC 0025 or EAP 1695 or appropriate score on the SPC placement test. This is a survey course designed to help students gain an in-depth knowledge of the history of motion pictures and to understand the development of film and its influences over time. Students will view films ranging from silent masterpieces through current classics. The course will introduce technological developments as well as cultural and thematic developments in mass culture over time. This course has a substantial writing requirement. 47 contact hours.

FIL 2100   MOTION PICTURE WRITING I

credits: 3  
Prerequisite: ENC 1101 or ENC 1121H or IDS 1101H. This course is designed to teach the techniques of motion picture writing, proceeding from concept to film treatment to script (short or feature length), utilizing the five-part story structure. Intended for students interested in understanding and writing film scripts. Emphasis on classic film genres: psychological thriller, action adventure, detective, science fiction, romance, and film noir. 47 contact hours.

FIL 2130   MOTION PICTURE WRITING II

credits: 3  
Prerequisite: FIL 2100. A course designed to help students gain an in-depth knowledge of the techniques of motion picture writing and implement these techniques in original work of their own. Students will work on already existing story concepts, polish and/or revise story structure, dialogue, and action sequences, and complete a film screenplay. The course also offers students the opportunity to learn how to market their ideas and screenplays. This course has a substantial writing requirement. 47 contact hours.

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