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FITV12-210: Advanced Screenwriting

Description

In this advanced subject, students examine screenwriting and narrative strategies for a variety of 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

TypeUndergraduate
CodeFITV12-210
EFTSL0.125
FacultyFaculty of Society & Design
Semesters offered
  • September 2020 [Standard Offering]
  • January 2021 [Standard Offering]
  • May 2021 [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: $3,890

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

Restrictions: ?

Nil

Subject outlines

Subject dates

Standard Offering
Enrolment opens10/11/2019
Semester start13/01/2020
Subject start13/01/2020
Cancellation 1?27/01/2020
Cancellation 2?03/02/2020
Last enrolment26/01/2020
Withdraw – Financial?08/02/2020
Withdraw – Academic?29/02/2020
Teaching census?07/02/2020
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