The Professional Creative Writing Graduate Program for Working Adults
University of Denver

Screenwriting is the art of telling a story in images. This class focuses on elements of form and structure, with particular emphasis on format, character development, plot and dialogue. Movies are studied to illustrate genre, fixed and fluid characters, tragic flaw, the dynamic of relationships, development of protagonist and antagonist, and other screen elements. Numerous in-class exercises, discussions, workshops and screenings enable students to find the dramatic essence of stories, and write a detailed film synopsis, treatment, and the first act of a feature-length screenplay.

PWRI 4320 –
Winter Quarter 2018
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Pikes Peak Writers Conference

We Don’t Need No Stinkin’ Mentor
Friday, April 27, 2018 8:00 AM –
Sunday, April 29, 2018 3:00 PM (Mountain Time)
Colorado Springs

Early Bird: $405
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Northern Colorado Writers Conference
Considering Character
I You Them: The Power of Perspective
Critique Sessions
May 4-5, 2018
Fort Collins, CO
$359 Members / $389 Non-Members
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