Feature Screenwriting 4

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Code Completion Credits Range Language Instruction Semester
311FESC4 Z 3 3 hours (45 min) of instruction per week, 44 to 59 hours of self-study English summer

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Learning outcomes of the course unit

Students should achieve a stage of pronouncing their own authorial voice upon guidance of their mentor. The output is a feature script to be delivered as a part of final state exam assignments.

Mode of study


Prerequisites and co-requisites

Feature Screenwriting 3

Course contents

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


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

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%

Final text - 20%



Further information

No schedule has been prepared for this course

The subject is a part of the following study plans