Courses / Undergraduate

Spring 2023

  • Screenwriting

    181 001 | CCN: 30531

    J Mira Kopell

    Location: Dwinelle 226

    Date and Time: TU 1:00pm - 3:59pm

    4 Units

    Film 181 is designed for the writer with screenwriting experience. Students will develop and write a portion of a feature length, narrative screenplay or the bible and pilot for an original TV show.

    Emphasis is on rewriting and critiquing work. Class members present their work on a regular basis and continually develop their scripts based on feedback from their fellow writers. Lectures/discussions include conventional and non-conventional story structure.

    Prerequisites: Film 180, 182 or writing experience. This class is open to juniors and seniors. Preference is given to Film & Media majors. Interested students should fill out an application form at

    The deadline to apply is Monday, November 7th. Applicants will be notified of enrollment by Friday, December 16th.

    Prerequisites: This class is open to juniors and seniors with screenwriting experience. Preference is given to Film & Media majors. Application required. Deadline and form link will be posted in this course description mid-October 2022.