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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 2020 [Standard Offering]
  • September 2021 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2022 [Standard Offering]
Credit10
Study areas
  • Communication and Creative Media
Subject fees
  • Commencing in 2020: $4,340
  • Commencing in 2021: $4,390

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 opens15/03/2020
Semester start25/05/2020
Subject start25/05/2020
Cancellation 1?08/06/2020
Cancellation 2?15/06/2020
Last enrolment07/06/2020
Withdraw – Financial?20/06/2020
Withdraw – Academic?11/07/2020
Teaching census?19/06/2020
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens02/08/2020
Semester start14/09/2020
Subject start14/09/2020
Cancellation 1?28/09/2020
Cancellation 2?05/10/2020
Last enrolment27/09/2020
Withdraw – Financial?10/10/2020
Withdraw – Academic?31/10/2020
Teaching census?09/10/2020