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2017-2018 Catalog 
2017-2018 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

RTV 2100 - Writing for Television

(3 Credit Hours)

This three-hour credit course is an introduction to the mechanics of writing for television. From idea through revised draft, students learn the process of developing scripts for television. The structural demands of commercial television and cable are explored. The student will have a grounding in the historical development of marketable TV genres. The selling and buying of a script is analyzed, as well as strategies for creating a teleplay by oneself or with a staff of writers.

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