May 18, 2024  
2021-2022 Academic Catalog 
2021-2022 Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

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AN 2350 - Scriptwriting for Animation

Credits: 3

In this sophomore-level course, students work in a rigorous atmosphere of round-table critique to develop stories and scripts for animation. Assignments involve treatments, rough drafts, revisions, and a final draft for each project. The lecture component includes a thorough investigation of film genres in animation, including select film viewings and readings of produced scripts. Upon successful completion of the course, students will have written at least three scripts for original, short-form animated films.

Prerequisites: AN 1110 - Introduction to Animated Storytelling  

Course Learning Outcomes:
  • Create three scripts suitable for animation production.
  • Apply industry-standard script writing formats.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of Story concept, Pitch, and the principles of narrative style, technique, and visual structure in script writing.
  • Analyze and evaluate scripts for cinematic and dramatic quality.

AN 2350 Course Learning Outcome Rubric  

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