Checking date: 10/07/2020

Course: 2020/2021

Study: Bachelor in Film, Television and Media Studies (211)


Department assigned to the subject: Department of Communication and Media Studies

Type: Compulsory
ECTS Credits: 6.0 ECTS


Students are expected to have completed
- Film narratives. - Introduction to Media Studies. - Reading Moving Image.
Competences and skills that will be acquired and learning results. Further information on this link
- To appreciate the difficulties of finding ideas and developing them. - To understand the complexities of working with other fellow writers: sharing ideas, finding consensus. - To become familiar with teh basis problems of scriptwriting: from structure to character's arc. - To know the traditions in the schools of scriptwriting. - Ability to analyse professional scripts.
Assessment System
  • % end-of-term-examination 50
  • % of continuous assessment (assigments, laboratory, practicals...) 50
Basic Bibliography
  • Howard, David and Mabley Edward. The tools of screenwriting. Griffing Edit. 1995
  • Joseph Santley . El engaño de una rubia. Vértice Cine. 2014
  • King, Stephen. On Writing. Charles Scribner's Sons. 1999
  • Ted Nannicelli. A Philosophy of the Screenplay. Routledge. 2013
Additional Bibliography
  • Huet, Anne. El guión/The script. Paidos. 2006
  • Ken Dancyger, Jeff Rush. Alternative Scriptwriting Beyond the Hollywood Formula. Routledge. 2013
Detailed subject contents or complementary information about assessment system of B.T.

The course syllabus and the academic weekly planning may change due academic events or other reasons.