Telecommunications | Script Writing
T331 | 27008 | Sheldon, L.


T331 Scriptwriting (MW 11:15-12:30)

Description of the course: Students will be introduced to the craft
necessary to write for episodic television production, and will be
given guidance through both instructor and peer critique.

Course format: Class time will be divided between lecture, workshop
and review.

Grading procedure: Grading is rigorous, based on class
participation, short assignments and completion of either an hour-
long script or two half-hour scripts.

Required texts: The Art of Dramatic Writing by Lajos Egri, several
produced scripts (the TV shows based on the scripts will also
be screened in class).

Other pertinent info: Script formatting guidelines and a Microsoft
Word formatting template will be provided.

To see which requirements, in the College of Arts and Sciences, this
course will fulfill consult the College Bulletin at
http://www.indiana.edu/~bulletin/iub/coas/2006-2008/. If you have
questions, or need additional help, see your academic advisor.