Sep 16, 2021  
Fitchburg State University 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Fitchburg State University 2020-2021 Undergraduate Catalog
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COMM 3017 - Short Film Story Development


3 cr. 3 hr. Day course offered annually.

Short Film Story Development is a specialized elective that examines short form narrative development in detail. Students will work to gain a solid understanding of the principles of cinematic storytelling and put that knowledge into practice by writing several short screenplays. Specifically, students will study short screenplay plot structure, character development, writing for mise-en-scéne, and dialogue. The course will include writing assignments, film analysis, and in-class workshops.  

Prerequisite(s): COMM 3506  and COMM 3520  or COMM 3521  or COMM 3710  



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