Screenwriting for Stage and Screen
A minor for English Majors Only
The collaborative Departments of English and Screenwriting now offer a unique dramatic writing minor for English majors. This 18 unit curriculum emphasizes creativity, process, and individual expression without sacrificing the full development of the skills and self-discipline necessary to become professional screenwriters, television writers, and playwrights.
Our students delve deep into their imaginations and personal lives to come up with stories that will entertain, amuse, uplift, and challenge audiences.
Our professors lead workshops in the art of character, dialogue, plotting, visual writing, dramaturgy, adaptation, classic and alternative structures, dramatic literature, as well as provide real-world experience of the entertainment industry.
Simply complete these four required courses:
Then choose two from the following:
And we recommend any of these from your major:
For more information contact:
LMU School of Film and Television
Communications Arts Building
1 LMU Drive
Los Angeles, California