Scriptwriting for Digital Media Production
Instructor: Lindsay Grace


Film List:

Week 2:Story

Chinatown (with script)
In Class: Vertigo

Week 3: Storytelling and Character

When Harry Met Sally (with script)
In Class: True Romance (script)

Week 4: Audience and History

GoodFellas (with script)
In Class: Apocalypse Now

Week 5: Suspense and Mystery

The Spanish Prisoner
In Class: Memento

Week 6: Teleplay and Comedy

Family Guy Season 2 (script)
In Class: Everwood, Mad About You

Week 7:Teleplay and Drama

In Class: West Wing
In Class: ER (script)

Week 8:

In Class: Good Will Hunting (script)

Week 9: Cinematography and Science Fiction

The Fifth Element (script)
In Class: Twilight Zone, Planet of the Apes

Week 10:The Rest of the World

In Class/ At Home: City of God

Week 11:

In Class: Class Choice

Suggested “Interesting, Important, or essential viewing” for a scriptwriter. This list includes many films I may mention in class, or wish we had time to cover.


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