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<span id="_ctl16__ctl0_head_title">Ryerson: The Chang School: Course: CDMP 125</span>

CDMP 125 Fiction Screenwriting


Certificate and Degree Credit
Communication & Design Program Area


Duration: 39 Hours
Fee: $658.03* (Payment in full is required at time of enrolment.)


This course introduces students to basic writing and research techniques as they relate to fiction filmmaking and the film business. It acquaints the student with the basics of writing for production. The concentration is on visual writing at the outline stage for fiction films. Methodologies for interviewing as well as story and subject research will be dealt with in depth. The course will also deal with the basic forms of documents in commercial production such as proposals, treatments, submissions, and budgets. CDMP 125 is equivalent to MPF 324.

Note: This course is offered in the Spring/Summer term as part of 'Summer Film School' (CDMP 999).

Fall 2016
Enrolment for this term is closed.
Classroom Delivery Option
Monday6:30 PM - 9:30 PM 12 Sep 2016-12 Dec 2016
Winter 2017
Enrolment for this term is closed.
Classroom Delivery Option
Monday6:30 PM - 9:30 PM 16 Jan 2017-17 Apr 2017
Spring/Summer 2017
Enrolment for Spring/Summer 2017 is currently open; see Important Dates for specific enrolment periods. See Enrolment for instructions on enrolling online, by mail, or in person. Undergraduate Students: Please enrol using RAMSS for courses applicable to your degree program.Due to Congress 2017 taking place on campus, there will be no undergraduate, graduate, or Chang School on campus classes from Saturday, May 27 to Friday, June 2, 2017. Distance Education courses will not be affected. There are a few other exceptions that will run through Congress week. Please visit Congress 2017 – Chang School Exceptions page for more information and for the complete list of Chang School exceptions..
Classroom Delivery Option
Monday, Wednesday6:30 P.M. - 9:30 P.M.08 May 2017 - 21 Jun 2017
Wednesday
and Thursday
and Friday
and Friday
and Thursday
and Wednesday
9:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.
9:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.
9:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.
9:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.
9:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.
9:00 A.M. - 4:30 P.M.
10 May 2017 - 10 May 2017
18 May 2017 - 18 May 2017
26 May 2017 - 26 May 2017
02 Jun 2017 - 02 Jun 2017
08 Jun 2017 - 08 Jun 2017
28 Jun 2017 - 28 Jun 2017

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