Screenplay - Professional Development [Level HE5] part-time

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This course will enable you to develop your film screenwriting skills through the study of a variety of different film narratives, for example Hollywood, European Art films, Neorealism, post-modern films, African and Asian films.

You will enhance your critical understanding of these narratives and consider the principles and practice of screenwriting used in these contexts through an examination of characterisation, dialogue, set-up, text and sub-text, archetypes, plots and sub-plots, scene structure and the importance of re-writing.

You will learn through a mix of seminars, lectures, screenings, workshops, tutorials and presentations supported by personal study. You will be required to keep a…

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This course will enable you to develop your film screenwriting skills through the study of a variety of different film narratives, for example Hollywood, European Art films, Neorealism, post-modern films, African and Asian films.

You will enhance your critical understanding of these narratives and consider the principles and practice of screenwriting used in these contexts through an examination of characterisation, dialogue, set-up, text and sub-text, archetypes, plots and sub-plots, scene structure and the importance of re-writing.

You will learn through a mix of seminars, lectures, screenings, workshops, tutorials and presentations supported by personal study. You will be required to keep a writer‚s notebook and be actively involved in discussions on your own work and that of other students. Assessment will be based on a 1000 ‚ 1500 word treatment for a feature film screenplay, 15 minutes of scenes from the screenplay and a critical commentary on these pieces of work.
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