Tompkins Cortland Community College

ENGL135 - Short Narrative Film Writing

Creative Writing Course: This course explores creative techniques used to write screenplays for short films. Topics covered include story concept, structure, theme, setting, character, and dialogue. Visual writing is emphasized. Alternative structures for new media stories are discussed. Students complete an original screenplay for a short film (under 30 minutes). Prerequisites: Prior completion or concurrent enrollment in ENGL 100 and RDNG 116 if required by placement testing. 1 Cr. (1 Lec.) Fall and spring semesters.