Feature Screenwriting 2

Display Schedule

Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
311FESC2 credit 3 3 hours (45 min) of instruction per week, 44 to 59 hours of self-study English summer

Subject guarantor


Name of lecturer(s)



Students will work on the Treatment for the feature-length screenplay they have committed to. Taking into consideration the feedback received in the class and the guidance by their teacher tailor-made for their individual project they will write and re-write workable documents (8 – 20 pages) for further work on their screenplay.

The teacher will also introduce students to various components of the craft and process of screenwriting, and stress different structures suitable for different types of stories established by centuries of storytelling as a necessary convention to be understood.

Learning outcomes

By the end of the course students will:

Prerequisites and other requirements



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.

Evaluation methods and criteria

The minimum required attendance in the class in + 70%.

The assessment is based on the student’s contribution and efforts to the class and their final Treatment.

The assessment will be calculated as follows:



Schedule for winter semester 2023/2024:

The schedule has not yet been prepared

Schedule for summer semester 2023/2024:

(lecture parallel1)
Date Day Time Tutor Location Notes No. of paralel
Thu 09:00–11:25 Jan FLEISCHER
lecture parallel1

The subject is a part of the following study plans