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University of Cape Town Foundations of Screenwriting short course

• 10-week part-time short course presented online throughout South Africa
• Be equipped with the necessary screenwriting principles and skills needed to write for feature film as well as a wide variety of fiction film and video formats
• Produce the first Act of a feature film and the step outline for the remainder of the film
• Results in a Certificate in Foundations of Screenwriting from the University of Cape Town

Course starts: 9 September 2013

Course modules:

Module 1 Finding stories
Module 2 Formatting the script
Module 3 Finding and creating memorable characters
Module 4 The writing process
Module 5 Story structure
Module 6 Alternative narrative structures
Module 7 The art of dialogue
Module 8 Writing the scene
Module 9 Script editing: Writing is re-writing
Module 10 A career in screenwriting

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Students work through one module at a time as a group with their Course Coordinator and Course Instructor, which allows for flexible study timetables.
Course Length: 
10 - weeks
Payment Options: 
Once off and a 3-month payment plan
Qualification: 
certificate issued by University of Cape Town
Company Name: 
GetSmarter
Contact Person: 
Nikki
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Fax: 
021 447 8344
Email: 
nikki@getsmarter.co.za

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