Course Description
Students will apply what was learned in the fundamental Screenwriting course. Team members will participate in an intense writing workshop. Class size will be limited to 5 students taking a collaborative approach to writing a script.
Instructor Bio
Don Simonds has written six feature film scripts, two stage plays, four live action short films, and one sitcom for television. Educationally, Mr. Simonds minored in Film-Radio-Television during his Master�s program at the University of Texas. He participated in the Motion Picture & Television Program at UCLA. He studied Stage writing at the University of St. Thomas in Houston and minored in Theatre during his Bachelor�s program at Florida State.
Course Objectives
  1. Complete one feature length screenplay. All students� names will be on the script as co-authors.
  2. Develop the ability to collaborate on a creative work.
  3. Grasp how to lead and participate in script development meetings.
  4.  Fine-tune the ability to use the tactics learned in the fundamental course.
  5. Build relationships for future collaborations.
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Course Syllabus
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Other Information
Prerequisite: Fundamentals of Screenwriting or submission of a script to instructor before enrolling.