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Scriptwriting & Preproduction

Credits: 3
Course Number: 10-206-180

Course Description

10-206-180 SCRIPTWRITING & PREPRODUCTION ...research and development of writing for broadcast (traditional and web) and pre-produced media. Script based production planning including budgeting, scheduling, storyboarding and logistics planning. Legal matters including copyright, talent and location releases.

Course Typically Offered

  • Fall
  • Spring

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How can I use this course to achieve my career goals?

This course is associated with the following programs:

What will I learn?

  1. Analyze writing for traditional and new media outlets
  2. Develop written copy for traditional and online distribution
  3. Determine target audience idiosyncrasies
  4. Establish story context and plot
  5. Prepare essential screenplay elements
  6. Develop characters and dialog
  7. Create storyboards for visualizing production
  8. Perform script analysis for production
  9. Prepare production schedules
  10. Manage budgeting conditions
  11. Establish equipment needs

Class Details

Class Number:
Blended - Less than 50% Online
Fall 2024
Brandon Mueller
Date Range:
Estimated Cost:
$502.80 *

Class Notes

  • This class is taught through a combination of in-person and online instruction. Students will attend live portions of the class at the dates, times, and location specified. The remaining instruction will be accessed anywhere using internet. For more information regarding this delivery and how to access your class, see www.nwtc.edu/blendedfaq.

Meeting Times

Dates Day(s) / Time Location(s)
08/21/24 - 10/14/24 Anytime
08/21/24 - 10/09/24 W
8:30 AM - 12:20 PM
Green Bay Campus Room BT210

* Cost displayed is an estimate and may be discounted if attendees are residents of Northeast Wisconsin Back to cost