Threading the Throughline: Screenwriting Workshop

Course Code: BCPW 4003

Academic Year: 2023-2024

Students determine and practice basic screenwriting techniques for various media, including TV, film, digital and documentary (TV & film). Course material aims to deconstruct screenwriting in order to reveal the tools for creating high-quality projects, including creating solid structure, characters, plots and dialogue. In-class viewing of a wide range of TV shows, films and digital content inspires lively discussion and analysis. Special guests introduce students to the language and real-world practices of the industry. Course material covers a variety of technical and creative techniques and incorporates individual and small group assignments, including several short scripts.