WRIT 412: Recurrent Themes in Film

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A lecture/seminar teaching the craft of writing about film through study of selected directors, film trends, and national cinemas.

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2016: From Story to Screen
Instructor: D. W. Wilson
This course will look at short stories that have been adapted into feature lengths films, with an emphasis on Canadian writers and directors. Students will study the theory behind adaptation (through the lens of the short story), and will have the opportunity to try their hand at writing a film adaptation from a selection of contemporary short stories.

 

 

Course#: WRIT 412
Units: 1.5

Prerequisites: Second-year standing.

Note: May be taken more than once for credit in different topics to a maximum of 3 units.

 

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