Module Identifier TF32330  
Academic Year 2000/2001  
Co-ordinator Carol Byrne Jones  
Semester Semester 2 (Taught over 2 semesters)  
Pre-Requisite TF20220  
Course delivery Seminars / Tutorials    

Brief description
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.

Reading Lists
** 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