Screenwriting and the Business of Television

FILMSTD 4881: Screenwriting and the Business of Television

This course examines television writing from both a creative and business perspective. Each student will individually pitch, and then write the show's bible, outline, and pilot. Students learn about teleplay structure, as well as ways to develop intriguing characters, realistic dialogue, and engaging episodes. In small groups students develop, write, and read others' work collectively.
Prereq: Theatre 5331 or permission of instructor. Not available to students with credit for 5194 Sp15.
Credit Hours
3