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: 40 |
Total Time Commitment:
|Recommended Background Knowledge:||None|
|Non Allowed Subjects:||None|
|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.
CoordinatorMr Ben Michael, Ms Annabelle Murphy
T: 13MELB (13 6352)
This workshop examines some of the elements that constitute universal principles of effective storytelling. Students are required to write short prose or script format exercises which are shared with the class and discussed. Emphasis is put on examining how an audience’s engagement is impacted by a writer’s creative choices in areas such as point of view, narrative structure, authentic detail and content. Much attention is also paid to word craft. Students practice the skills of precise, economical and evocative writing, as required by the screen media.
Students will also read, analyse and discuss feature srcipts and attend film screenings.
This subject will enable students to:
Storytelling exercises. 3500 word equivalent (90%)
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This subject is not available as a breadth subject.
|Fees Information:||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
On completing this subject students will have:
|Links to further information:||http://vca.unimelb.edu.au/ftv/about|
Master of Screenwriting |
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