UC Berkeley Department of Film and Media

Department of Film & Media UC Berkeley

Courses / Undergraduate

Spring 2017

181 | CCN: 33952

Advanced Screenwriting

J. Mira Kopell,

4 Units

In a workshop setting students explores the art and craft of writing a feature length narrative screenplay. Writers workshop detailed script outlines and then develop that material into a screenplay. New work is presented weekly. Discussion topics include characterization, non-conventional story structure, scene structure, visual story telling, creating a unified script. Prerequisites: Consent of instructor required. This class is open to juniors and seniors with screenwriting experience. Preference is given to Film & Media majors. Interested students should attend the first class session. Please bring a writing sample – 15 pages or more of a screenplay.