Senior Honors Theses

Publication Date

Spring 4-23-2015

School

School of Communication

Major

Cinematic Arts

Keywords

film, screenplay, parody, comedy

Disciplines

Screenwriting

Abstract

This project is a parody short film script, targeting blockbuster action films of the 1980s. It is written in accordance with the traditional three-act structure of screenplays, which plays an important role in the writing arena of the film industry. It is a comedy, the theory of which is discussed in this paper, and more specifically parody. Like most short films and their scripts, it does not seek to be profitable, but rather serves the purpose of demonstrating skill and achievement on behalf of the screenwriter and filmmaker. This paper also includes a brief synopsis of the project.

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Screenwriting Commons

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