Workshop in Dramaturgy
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|311WD||Z||2||2 hours (45 min) of instruction per week, 29 to 39 hours of self-study||English||summer|
Name of lecturer(s)
Learning outcomes of the course unit
By the end of the course students will:
-learn how to provide practical dramaturgical feedback
-analyze their own work
Mode of study
Prerequisites and co-requisites
Script Analysis I, Script Analysis II
This seminar looks at various dramatic concepts on either short films of other students or of a professional feature project. Students will write a dramaturgical analysis (minimum 600 words) of the script of their choice (writing of the fellow student, their own draft script/treatment or any other chosen script).
Recommended or required reading
ARISTOTLE. Poetics. 1st ed. Ann Arbor, MI: University of Michigan Press, 1967. 124 s.
BORDWELL, David. Narration in the fiction film. Madison: University of Wisconsin Press, 1985. 370 s. ISBN 0-299-10170-3.
FIELD, Syd. Screenplay : the foundations of screenwriting. New York: Dell Publishing, 1994. 262 s. ISBN 0-440-57647-4
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.
MCKEE, Robert. Story: substance, structure, style, and the principles of screenwriting. London: Methuen, 1999. xi, 466 s. ISBN 978-0-413-71560-9.
ROEMER, Michael. Telling stories : postmodernism and the invalidation of traditional narrative. Lanham, Md. : Rowman & Littlefield, ©1997. xi, 499 s.
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%
Written analysis - 20%
No schedule has been prepared for this course