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    Jan 19, 2022  
American University Catalog 2017-2018 
American University Catalog 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

COMM-483 Advanced Writing for Documentary Film (3)

(FM) This course emphasizes writing for documentary film, through all phases and for a wide range of documentary genres and styles. Students examine case studies, screen and discuss films, and explore the writing process from idea to treatment, from shooting script to final script. A series of shorter assignments culminates in each student writing a half-hour original documentary script. Guest speakers share their experience with the class. Crosslist: COMM-683 . Usually Offered: spring. Prerequisite: COMM-325 , COMM-337 , COMM-382 , COMM-385 , or LIT-402 .