|Module Title||ADVANCED SCRIPTWRITING|
|Co-ordinator||Carol Byrne Jones|
|Semester||Semester 2 (Taught over 2 semesters)|
|Course delivery||Seminars / Tutorials|
In-depth analysis of essential elements with reference to examples in film and television; creation of character, plot, narrative complexity, dialogue. Creation of the world of the script. Writing exercises based on these; Exploration of genre ? different opportunities, different styles of screenwriting; Revision of drafts.
** Essential Reading
Frensham, Raymond G. (1996) Teach Yourself Screenwriting. Hodder & Stoughton
** Recommended Background
Mamet, David. Any published screenplays.
Goldman, William. Any published screenplays.
McKee, Robert. (1998) Story: substance, structure, style and the principles of screenwriting. Methuen