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FITV12-210: Advanced Screenwriting

Description

n this advanced subject, students examine screenwriting and narrative strategies for various screen forms, including short and long-form drama for film, television and other screen projects. With a major focus on character and story development, students explore how to engage audiences at an emotional level.

Subject details

Type: Undergraduate Subject
Code: FITV12-210
EFTSL: 0.125
Faculty: Faculty of Society and Design
Semesters offered:
  • January 2023 [Standard Offering]
Credit: 10
Study areas:
  • Communication, Film, and Creative Media
Subject fees:
  • Commencing in 2022: $3,950.00
  • Commencing in 2023: $4,050.00
  • Commencing in 2022: $5,260.00
  • Commencing in 2023: $5,400.00

Learning outcomes

  1. Develop a detailed story plan for a ten-minute screenplay, including characterisations, to a high standard.
  2. Write a screenplay using the correct industry technical format and conventions to a high standard.
  3. Write a ten-minute screenplay for a short film, or other screen-based project types, to a high standard.
  4. Interpret and apply feedback to improve the storytelling and writing of a ten-minute screenplay to a high standard.
  5. Develop a written proposal for a television series storyline to a high standard.

Enrolment requirements

Requisites:

Nil

Assumed knowledge:

Assumed knowledge is the minimum level of knowledge of a subject area that students are assumed to have acquired through previous study. It is the responsibility of students to ensure they meet the assumed knowledge expectations of the subject. Students who do not possess this prior knowledge are strongly recommended against enrolling and do so at their own risk. No concessions will be made for students’ lack of prior knowledge.

Restrictions:

Subject dates

  • Standard Offering
    Enrolment opens: 13/11/2022
    Semester start: 16/01/2023
    Subject start: 16/01/2023
    Cancellation 1: 30/01/2023
    Cancellation 2: 06/02/2023
    Last enrolment: 29/01/2023
    Withdraw - Financial: 11/02/2023
    Withdraw - Academic: 04/03/2023
    Teaching census: 10/02/2023
Standard Offering
Enrolment opens: 13/11/2022
Semester start: 16/01/2023
Subject start: 16/01/2023
Cancellation 1: 30/01/2023
Cancellation 2: 06/02/2023
Last enrolment: 29/01/2023
Withdraw - Financial: 11/02/2023
Withdraw - Academic: 04/03/2023
Teaching census: 10/02/2023