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2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
2016-2017 Undergraduate Catalog [Archived Catalog]

MDST 3750 - Writing for Television


This course focuses on scripting for various television formats. Topics covered include teleplay formatting, generic conventions, and the business specific to broadcast and cable television. Particular emphasis will be placed on writing in groups, as is the norm in the television industry. Students will collaborate on two teleplays, gaining experience in writing for existing series and in creating original series. The course will be taught as a workshop, with the majority of class time used for discussion, read-throughs, and critiques.

Prerequisite/Corequisite:
Prerequisite: MDST 2100

Hours:
3