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COMMUNICATION

COMM-483 Advanced Writing for Documentary Film (3)

Course Level: Undergraduate

Advanced Writing for Documentary Film (3) (FM) This course emphasizes writing for documentary film, through all phases and for a wide range of documentary genres and styles. Students examine case studies, screen and discuss films, and explore the writing process from idea to treatment, from shooting script to final script. A series of shorter assignments culminates in each student writing a half-hour original documentary script. Guest speakers share their experience with the class. Crosslist: COMM-683. Usually Offered: spring. Prerequisite: COMM-325, COMM-337, COMM-382, COMM-385, or LIT-402.