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FITV11-110: Screenwriting Short Fiction

Description

This subject introduces students to the art and craft of modern professional screenwriting. Students will explore the fundamentals of constructing screenplays for various forms of film and screen narratives. They will examine key elements of script development; from developing ideas, and creating characters, through to completing short-film screenplays to professional standards, and using professional screenwriting software.

Subject details

TypeUndergraduate
CodeFITV11-110
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Semesters offered
  • September 2021 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2022 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2023 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2023 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study areas
  • Communication and Creative Media
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2021: $3,890
  • Commencing in 2022: $3,950

Learning outcomes

1. Develop a detailed story plan for a short screenplay, including characterisations. 2. Write a screenplay using the correct industry technical format. 3. Write a five-page screenplay for a short film or other screen-based project types. 4. Interpret and apply feedback to improve the storytelling and writing of a short screenplay.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites: ?

Nil

Restrictions: ?

Nil

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens21/03/2021
Semester start17/05/2021
Subject start17/05/2021
Cancellation 1?31/05/2021
Cancellation 2?07/06/2021
Last enrolment30/05/2021
Withdraw – Financial?12/06/2021
Withdraw – Academic?03/07/2021
Teaching census?11/06/2021
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens18/07/2021
Semester start13/09/2021
Subject start13/09/2021
Cancellation 1?27/09/2021
Cancellation 2?04/10/2021
Last enrolment26/09/2021
Withdraw – Financial?09/10/2021
Withdraw – Academic?30/10/2021
Teaching census?08/10/2021