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PAST 420 Business of TV, Film and Theater and Media Writing

This course is designed to prepare students for the business side of writing for the theater, film, TV, and video game industries. Led by a faculty member, it will also include visits from leading industry professionals like literary agents, experienced TV- and screenwriters, TV and film producers, self-producing playwrights, leading theater artistic directors and literary managers, video game writers, etc. Guests will be chosen according to the class' specific interests and needs. Students submit at least one piece of writing to a development opportunity, festival, theater, or production company, and will emerge from the course with a portfolio of documents necessary for future applications and submissions.


2 credits


PAST 310 Minimum Grade of C and PAST 330 Minimum Grade of C