LMU SFTV Writing for the Screen MFA Requirements

FIRST YEAR (18 Semester Hours)

Fall Semester

  • SCWR 510 Production for Screenwriters
  • SCWR 540 Elements of Feature Film Screenwriting
  • Film & TV Studies (FTVS) elective

Spring Semester

  • SCWR 541 Intermediate Screenwriting Project I
  • SCWR 635 Advanced Motion Picture Script Analysis
  • SCWR 660 Writing Episodic Drama or SCWR 670 Writing Episodic Comedy

  

SECOND YEAR (18 Semester Hours)

 Fall Semester

  • SCWR 640 Rewriting the Feature Screenplay
  • SCWR 650 Intermediate Screenwriting Project
  • SCRW 598/698 Writing Elective

Spring Semester

  • SCWR 641 Feature Film Adaptation
  • SCWR 651 Rewriting the Intermediate Feature Screenwriting Project
  • SCWR 598/698 Writing Elective

 

THIRD YEAR (15 Semester Hours)

Fall Semester

  • SCWR 685 Entertainment Business Affairs
  • SCWR 690 Advanced Screenwriting Project
  • SCRW 661 Writing the Drama Pilot or 671 Writing the Comedy Pilot

Spring Semester

  • SCWR 691 Rewriting Advanced Screenplay Project
  • SCWR 692 Feature Film Portfolio Workshop

 

Extras throughout program: workshops on various subjects