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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?

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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