The Writing for Dramatic Media certificate at University of Nevada, Las Vegas prepares the candidate to "pitch" creative writing for performance at a professional level and to develop the necessary skills to execute those "pitches" in the form of completed screenplays. In addition to feature length work, the candidate may create television screenplays or work in other transmedia fields.
Upon completion of the Graduate Certificate Program in Writing for Dramatic Media the student should be able to:
- Demonstrate a professional on-page formatting technique.
- Explain why the various formatting choices are put in use.
- Execute a verbal "pitch."
- Collaborate on a verbal "pitch."
- Identify story elements in the "pitch" and distinguish their effectiveness.
- Revise all of the work presented, in response to critical analysis.
- Recognize the structural strengths and weaknesses of completed written drafts of scripts.
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- Seminar in Studio Practices
- Art in Public Places
- Twentieth Century Art
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DisciplinesCreative Writing Literature Theatre & Dance View 379 other Masters in Creative Writing in United States
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- Applicants to the program leading to this degree must hold a Bachelor of Arts in Art (or an equivalent degree) from an accredited university.
- Digital Portfolio of 20 recent work samples which represent your strongest work from the past three years, with an emphasis on work from the past twelve months
- A written statement of intent (500-800 words) describing the philosophy, motivations and objectives of your artistic research and how the UNLV MFA Art Program will help you further your work and academic and career goals
- A Curriculum Vitae/Resume
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International23411 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 23411 USD per year
National23411 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 23411 USD per year
In-State6869 USD/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 6869 USD per year
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