ENG 173 - Screenwriting I

Prerequisites: ENG 070 and ENG 098 or qualifying score on SBCC placement exam.

Study of elements of dramatic writing for the cinema: the three-act structure, character delineation and motivation, conflict development and pacing, dialog and subtext, and unifying the message. Students analyze feature films and television screenplays for their structure, pacing and characterization; write scenes in correct format; complete a treatment for a feature film or television.

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Section Information as of 28-JAN-2022 01:01:03 AM

  • Title: ENG 173 Screenwriting I
  • CRN: 58006
  • Instructor: Michael Stinson
  • Instructor: Michael Stinson (Lab)
  • Classroom/Web Instructional Method
  • Section Corequisites: NONE
  • Bldg/Room: WCC 302 West Campus Classroom Building

  • Meeting Time
    T 03:00pm - 05:05pm C 302 West Campus Classroom Building 02/14/22 05/14/22
    3.8 hours/week
    Seating Availability
    Waitlist Availability
    Capacity Taken Available Capacity Taken Available
    24 12 12 0 0 0
    Critical Dates for this Course
    Term: Spring 2022
    Last day to add class: 21-FEB-2022
    Last day to drop with an enrollment refund: 15-FEB-2022
    Last day to drop without a "W": 21-FEB-2022
    Last day to drop with a "W": 05-APR-2022
    Census Date: 22-FEB-2022
    Crosslisted Sections
    CRN Course Title
    55831 FS173 Screenwriting I
    Seating Availablity
    Capacity Taken Available
    24 24 0

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