Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2011.
|Dates & Locations:|| |
This subject is not offered in 2011.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 2 |
Total Time Commitment: 120
|Prerequisites:||Admission to the Bachelor of Arts and Bachelor of Creative Arts (Creative Writing) honours, postgraduate diploma (creative writing), or the Master of Creative Writing, Publishing and Editing.|
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||Students who have previously completed 106-421 Scripts Wanted: Any Medium are not eligible to enrol in this subject.|
|Core Participation Requirements:||
For the purposes of considering request for Reasonable Adjustments under the disability Standards for Education (Cwth 2005), and Students Experiencing Academic Disadvantage Policy, academic requirements for this subject are articulated in the Subject Description, Subject Objectives, Generic Skills and Assessment Requirements of this entry.
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In this subject each student will write and craft either a theatre playscript, a radio play, or film/TV script. The student will decide on the particular medium early in the semester during the workshopping process. Scripts will be developed to professional workshopping standard. This is a workshop subject and will focus on teaching students to understand their own creative processes, generate and craft their material, and develop skills of writing performative language. These skills will be developed through writing exercises, discussion, study of material in the subject reader and particularly through feedback to students presenting their work.
Students completing this subject will:
|Assessment:||A 30-minute script equivalent to 4000 words developed to professional workshopping standard plus a 500-word plot outline 80% (to be submitted at the end of the semester), a 500 word review of a theatre production, performance, radio or film 10% (to be submitted at the end of the semester), attendance and participation in the workshops 10%. Students are required to attend a minimum of 75% of classes in order to qualify to have their written work assessed. All required written work must be submitted in order to pass the subject.|
|Prescribed Texts:|| |
A subject reader will be available.
|Breadth Options:|| |
This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Students who successfully complete this subject will:
Master of Creative Writing, Publishing and Editing |
Creative Writing |
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