Writing for Film, Stage, and Television Certificate

Units required for Certificate:15-16

The Writing for Film, Stage, and Television Certificate is designed for individuals who seek training in their pursuit of a career in television writing, playwriting, and/or screenwriting. To attain this certificate students will produce at least two of the following in their coursework: one feature length screenplay, one original pilot (the first episode of a television show) and/or one full length play. This portfolio will help students seek representation from managers and agents in the film industry after graduation. Upon successful completion of the designated course of study, a certificate will be awarded.

Program Requirements

Writing For Television
Writing Feature Film Scripts
At least ONE of the following classes (4 Units)4
Advanced Writing for Television
Advanced Writing Feature Film Scripts
Electives (3-4 Units)3 - 4
Select one of the following:
Advanced Writing Feature Film Scripts
Advanced Writing for Television
Modern British Drama, 1889-Present
Renaissance Drama
Shakespeare - Early Plays, 1592-1600
Shakespeare - Later Plays, 1600-1612
Twentieth-Century American Drama
Introduction To Comedy
Introduction To Tragedy
Masterpieces of the Cinema
Film -- Horror, Comedy, Science-Fiction
Films of Great Directors
Film - Depression Giggles
Fiction Into Film
The American Film
Recent American Films
British Film
Films Of Alfred Hitchcock
Total Units15-16