Feature Screenwriting 1
|311FESC1||Z||2||3 hours (45 min) of instruction per week, 23 to 33 hours of self-study||English||winter|
Name of lecturer(s)
Learning outcomes of the course unit
Students grasp the idea of their Feature Script and elaborate it under the teacher's supervision.
Mode of study
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Students will present their idea for the feature screenplay and analyze the possible directions of its development. Guided by teacher, students develop the idea through the continuous process of writing.
All students will also be expected to actively participate in the critical and constructive analysis of the work of their peers.
Recommended or required reading
ARISTOTLE. Poetics. 1st ed. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 1967. 124 s.
HOWARD, David, MABLEY, Edward. The tools of screenwriting : a writer's guide to the craft and elements of a screenplay. New York: St. Martin Griffin, 1993. 298 s. ISBN 0-31211908-9.
GOLDMAN, William. Adventures in the screen trade : a personal view of Hollywood. Reprinted. London: Abacus, 2003. 418 s. ISBN 0 349 10705 X.
MCKEE, Robert. Story : substance, structure, style, and the principles of screenwriting. London: Methuen, 1999. xi, 466 s. ISBN 978-0-413-71560-9.
VOGLER, Christopher. The writer's journey : mythic structure for storytellers and screenwriters. 2nd ed. Studio City: Michael Wiese Production, c1998. xxiii, 326 s. ISBN 0-941188-70-1.
SEGER, Linda. Making a good script great. 3rd ed. Beverly Hills: Silman-James Press, 2010. xix, 252 s. ISBN 978-1-935247-01-2.
FLEISCHER, Jan. Of scripts and life: MFI, 2010. 278 s.
Assessment methods and criteria
The minimum attendance for passing the class is 70%. Students will be evaluated on their contribution and efforts to the class and the final text. The pass grade will be calculated as follows:
Attendance of the classes - 30%
Participation in class - 50%
Presentation of the original idea and its continuous development in writing - 20%
Schedule for winter semester 2022/2023:
Room No. 1
Schedule for summer semester 2022/2023:
The schedule has not yet been prepared