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Week 2 – Story Elements and Construction

Writing Assignment (due next class or as specified in syllabus):

Writing-Assignment-2 // DUE NEXT WEEK

Textbook / Reading assignments on syllabus:

SCRIPTWRITING by Sam Sloves (pdf)

16th Ed.MES 153 Handout Book

16th Ed.MES 153 Handout Book

Short Films to view:  [BMCC Libraries Film Databases – link]

The Red Balloon (Le rouge ballon) (1956, dir./scr. Albert Lamorisse) (Kanopy — off campus link — need to be logged in to BMCC Library to access)

Feature Film to view[BMCC Libraries Film Databases-link]

The Godfather (1972, dir. Francis Ford Coppola; scr. Francis Ford Coppola and Mario Puzo, from the novel by Mario Puzo)  (Swank Digital Campus — off campus link — need to be logged in to BMCC Library to access)

Fable to Read:

Fable.THE ANT AND THE GRASSHOPPER

Tools of Analysis:

Core Events-Protagonist.The Tortoise and the Hare

Elements of Three Act Structure

3 Act Structure Breakdown

      WHAT IS STORY?

Short Film Analysis Worksheet

153.Character worksheet

       Matt and Trey at NYU

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