These assignments may vary depending on the course dynamics.
Assignment 1. The writer within the industry. A global approach.
Assignment 2. The process of creating a story. Synopsis, argument, outline, treatment.
Assingment 3-4. Analyzing internal and external conflicts. Examples in feature films: Ranging Bulls vs Rocky
Analizing short films. Finding the objective that lead us to the end. Fighting for what we care. What are we talking about
Objective, obstacles and premises. Dramatic tension. Analyzing feature films.
Plot point, subplot. The classic narrative versus the character driven . Syd Field and his paradigm. Italian neorealism. The nouvelle vague.
Drama and Psychology. From Ibsen to James Joyce. From literatura to Cinema. The three fronts. Tools for creating characters.
The process of improving the script. Finding what is wrong. The art of fixing problems. From the scene to the structure. Conclusions.
Assignment 5. PitchingOffice hours are offered for the supervision of assignments and final project.