Some classes in the Media Arts Program require a special class application. We require applications for these classes because they require extra resources and time that is limited within the department. Please make sure you read the application processes completely when applying.

The following course require a special application, click on the link to read the application requirements:

FICTION PRODUCTION

TMA 319 - Advanced Fiction Production

For directors, cinematographers, and editors. An intensive exploration into the technical and aesthetic principles of cinematic storytelling. Utilizes theory, practice, and critique in developing a personal approach to creating purposeful films.

 

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TMA 419 - Advanced Fiction Directing

Designed specifically for narrative fiction directors, TMA 419 employs feature film study and directorial exercises designed to develop a greater understanding of interpretation, analysis, conceptualization, point of view, screen grammar, the directing of performance, and the establishment of directorial point of view.

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TMA 473/475R - FICTION CAPSTONE

Final collaborative project for media students. May be narrative, nonfiction, multimedia, writing, or critical studies format.

See Application Process

NON-FICTION (DOCUMENTARY) PRODUCTION

TMA 475R - MEDIA ARTS NON-FICTION CAPSTONE

Final collaborative project for media students. May be narrative, nonfiction, multimedia, writing, or critical studies format.

 

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SCREENWRITING CLASSES

TMA 241 - SCREENWRITING 1

Basic narrative and nonfiction (documentary, educational, industrial, multimedia) screenwriting principles through reading, viewing, testing, and completing writing assignments.

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TMA 341R - SCREENWRITING 2

Intermediate conceptualization, screenwriting, and development for narrative or non-narrative projects.

Email Darl Larsen for admittance: darl_larsen@byu.edu 

TMA 341R - SCREENWRITING 2 (WRITER'S ROOM)

Intermediate conceptualization, screenwriting, and development for narrative or nonnarrative projects. This class specializes in the creation of television and web series through a writer’s room group writing experience.

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TMA 441R - SCREENWRITING 3

Advanced narrative and/or nonfiction screenwriting principles. Emerging technology.

 Email Darl Larsen for admittance: darl_larsen@byu.edu