Feature Screenwriting 1

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
311FESC1 Z 2 3 hours (45 min) of instruction per week, 23 to 33 hours of self-study English winter

Subject guarantor

Jan FLEISCHER

Name of lecturer(s)

Jan FLEISCHER

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

Seminar

Prerequisites and co-requisites

-

Course contents

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:

06:00–08:0008:00–10:0010:00–12:0012:00–14:0014:00–16:0016:00–18:0018:00–20:0020:00–22:0022:00–24:00
Mon
Tue
Wed
Thu
room 107
Room No. 1

(Lažanský palác)
FLEISCHER J.
14:50–17:15
(parallel1)
Fri
Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
Thu 14:50–17:15 Jan FLEISCHER Room No. 1
Lažanský palác
parallel1

Schedule for summer semester 2022/2023:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

The subject is a part of the following study plans