Screenwriting Fundamentals for Film/Video I

Course Description

This is an introduction to screenwriting for film and electronic media with an emphasis on preparing scripts in proper formats, including fundamental technical, conceptual, and stylistic issues related to writing fiction and nonfiction scripts for informational and entertainment purposes in film and electronic media. The course includes a writing evaluation component as a significant part of the requirements.

Class Details

CRN Course Section Days Times Instructor Loc
26501 F/TV 6A 63Z ······· TBA-TBA Cole Quirk ONLINE

Class Materials: View textbook and/or other materials for this course available at the Bookstore.
Class Dates: This class runs from 2021-09-20 to 2021-12-10.

Footnote Information

F/TV-006A-63Z: Fully ONLINE. This class does not have scheduled meetings. Students can log in anytime to do the required weekly course work. Students must have access to a computer, the internet and an individual email address. We recommend a laptop or desktop computer to successfully complete the course; a tablet or phone may not be adequate for all assignments and tests. Most De Anza classes will use the Canvas course management system. Information about Canvas and Online Education Orientation can be found in Canvas on the Student Resources page: https://deanza.instructure.com/courses/3382 . The Student Online Resources hub with extensive information and tips can be found at deanza.edu/online-ed/students/remotelearning .

Course Details

4 Units
Four hours lecture (48 hours total per quarter).
Gen Ed
Non-GE Class
Program Status
Program Applicable
Credit - Degree Applicable
Grading Method
Letter Grading


EWRT 1A or EWRT 1AH or (EWRT 1AS and EWRT 1AT) or ESL 5.
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