Feb 24, 2024  
Fitchburg State University 2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
Fitchburg State University 2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog
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COMM 3765 - Writing for Film and Video


3 cr. 3 hr. Offered every semester.

Writing for Film and Video is a Phase III or Phase IV Comm/Media elective writing intensive course that builds on the foundation of dramatic narrative film writing and narrative theory covered in COMM 3506  - Pre-Production Planning for Film and Video. Students are instructed in narrative and character development, as well as, the art of cinematic dialog and proper writing technique. Emphasis is on creative and compelling storytelling, as well as, developing the strategies and discipline for long form narrative. Additionally, the course covers marketing, sales strategies, legal issues and copyright including registration with the WGA (Writers Guild of America).  

Note: May be used as Jr/Sr Writing Requirement. Prerequisite(s): COMM 3520 , COMM 3521  or COMM 3710 .



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