Note: This is an archived Handbook entry from 2015.
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This subject has the following teaching availabilities in 2015:Semester 1, Southbank - Taught on campus.
Timetable can be viewed here. For information about these dates, click here.
|Time Commitment:||Contact Hours: 80 |
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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.
CoordinatorMr Luke Devenish
Mr. Luke Devenis
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Through a serious of lectures, workshops, tutorials and studio practice, students will be introduced to the basics of writing for the screen, with a focus on both contemporary screen craft and the more timeless nature of storytelling. Students will frequently study in the same classroom as the school's directing students with a view to promoting a broader understanding of filmmaking practices and nurturing creative teams. Students will write a completed original short script and take part in both collaborative and individual script development processes.
On completion of this course students will be able to:
-Begin to practice clear, effective writing;
-Be able to lead/follow a project through from inception to completion;
-Begin to understand a process of researching, drafting and redrafting documents to a polished outcome;
-Develop skills in creative collaboration;
-Develop an ability to work in a self motivated way.
1. Storytelling excercises (1600 words) (20%)- due: weeks 3-7;
2. Class presentation (1600 words) (20%)- due: weeks 2-12;
3. Short script (4000 words equivalent) (50%)- due: week 11;
4. Pop quiz/es (1000 words) (10%)- due: weeks 2-12.
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Bachelor of Fine Arts (Screenwriting) |
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