2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog 
    
    Jun 22, 2024  
2023-2024 Undergraduate Catalog
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VM 386 - Writing Comedic Movies

Credits: 4
Combining lecture, workshop, and discussion, participants in this course learn the art of writing for comedy. Students study comedic screenwriting and understand the conventions of comedy, comic timing, and joke writing. Students also learn to identify the major comedic sub-genres, the recurring patterns of these sub-genres, and why they are effective. Comedic subgenres include, but are not limited to, satire, dark comedy, screwball, and spoof.

Prerequisite(s)/Corequisite(s): VM 221  or VM 222  
Course Restrictions: Junior standing
Liberal Arts Perspective(s):
Cross-Listed with: WR 315  (based on topic)
Foundations Requirement(s):



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