THE 713 Text Analysis for Production (3)

Designed to familiarize students with the principles, methods, and procedures involved in the analysis of written dramatic texts intended for film, television, or theatrical production. Helps students identify the different elements contained within a script and to understand how each of these relate to one another and work together in creating the overall impression as a work of art. Examines the numerous devices used by artists and technicians in production to communicate their ideas about the written text and how these devices can affect interpretation and realization of the text in production. Focuses primarily on the examination and analysis of dramatic texts for the purpose of script, character and artistic interpretation.