PMA 3533

PMA 3533

Course information provided by the Courses of Study 2020-2021.

This course will consider the history, theory and craft of feature film screenwriting. We will examine the vital elements of effective motion picture narrative (protagonist, pathos, objective, action), along with structural principles, genre conventions and emerging non-linear ideas. This is primarily a readings course (history/theory/criticism rubric), which will address effective screenwriting in a cultural and critical context.

When Offered Fall.

Distribution Category (LA-AS, ALC-AS, HST-AS)
Course Subfield (HTC)

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Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AMST 3533

  • 3 Credits Graded

  •  7835PMA 3533  SEM 101

  • Instruction Mode: Hybrid-Online and In Person
    This course follows the hybrid model -- students will be divided evenly and attend in person one time a week and remotely the other. A Zoom connection to the class will be provided. All films will be available to screen asynchronously.
    Enrollment limited to students who are able to attend in-person classes in the Ithaca area.

Enrollment Information
Syllabi: none
  •   Regular Academic Session.  Combined with: AMST 3533

  • 3 Credits Graded

  • 20846PMA 3533  SEM 102

    • TROnline Meeting
    • Sep 2 - Dec 16, 2020
    • Bunn, A

  • Instruction Mode: Online
    This course follows the hybrid model -- students will be divided evenly and attend in person one time a week and remotely the other. A Zoom connection to the class will be provided. All films will be available to screen asynchronously.