Feature Screenwriting 3

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
311FESC3 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 write a detailed script. They deepen their knowledge of scriptwriting by writing/consulting/re-writing.

Mode of study

Workshop

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Feature Screenwriting 2

Course contents

Recommended or required reading

READINGS:

To supplement lectures and informal class discussions, students are recommended to read the following during the semester:

Strongly recommended readings:

The Poetics by Aristotle - Analysis and definition of the dramatic form, as well as proscriptive, practical advice for the dramatic writer. The eternal discussion between scriptwriters and the critics who strive to help them all starts here.

The Tools of Screenwriting by David Howard and Edward Mabley. Short and simple. Deceptively easy to read yet loaded with practical advice derived from the Frank Daniel method.

Recommended readings:

Adventures in the Screen Trade by William Goldman ? Fun to read, the ultimate insider?s look at the life of a Hollywood screenwriter.

Story by Robert McKee - An impassioned polemic for scriptwriters and filmmakers to focus on classic dramatic principles in the service of - what else - a telling a story.

The Writer?s Journey: Mythic Structure for Storytellers and Screenwriters by Chris Vogler. Before Story, The Writer?s Journey was the must-read book for writers and development people in the US film industry. Inspired by the influential ideas of Joseph Campbell.

Making a Good Script Great by Linda Seeger, PhD. Another articulate and illuminating perspective on screenwriting from a highly regarded Hollywood script consultant.

Assessment methods and criteria

Commitee review on script.

Note

No

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