Course Title: Episodic Content: Web and Social Media

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Episodic Content: Web and Social Media

Credit Points: 24.00


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


RMIT University Vietnam


840H School of Communication and Design


Viet2 2022,
Viet2 2023

Course Coordinator: Martino Cipriani

Course Coordinator Phone: 999999

Course Coordinator Email:

Course Coordinator Location: VNSGS

Course Coordinator Availability: By appointment

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Required Prior Study 

You should have satisfactorily completed all year one film-making courses:

COMM2817 Digital Storytelling

COMM2818 Screenwriting Essentials

COMM2819 Staging and Direction

All year one technical studio courses (pre-requisite)  

COMM2824 Editing and Grading

COMM2826 Capturing Image

COMM2825 Sound: Design and Context

and COMM2827 Line and Production Management before you commence this course. 

Alternatively, you may be able to demonstrate the required skills and knowledge before you start this course.  

Contact your course coordinator if you think you may be eligible for recognition of prior learning.   

Course Description

In this course you will apply skills and knowledge in digital film- and video-making to produce an online series for distribution via a content sharing portal. Working individually and in groups, you will take various technical and creative roles throughout the pre-production, production and post-production phases of the project. You will critically analyse and evaluate your own and others' work in relation to contemporary creative and critical approaches as well as international best practices. 

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

Program Learning Outcomes

In this course you will develop the following program learning outcomes: 

PLO3: Develop narratives and screenplays and achive storylling outcomes for digital film and video 

PLO4: Select and use contemporary tools, methods and approaches to envision, develop and produce digital film and video work 

PLO5: Communicate with a range of stakeholders to plan, organise, execute and evaluate team-based and self-managed digital film and video projects 

PLO6: Apply critical and creative thinking skills and use self-reflection to develop ethical and professional capabilities   

Course Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course you will be able to: 

CLO1: Research and evaluate contemporary theory and practices of episodic content. 

CLO2: Apply appropriate critical, reflective and creative analysis and research approaches to a creative brief for online episodic content. 

CLO3: Use creative production processes to develop and deliver online episodic content. 

Overview of Learning Activities

In this course you will engage in practice-based collaborative and individual work to develop and produce an online series. This will require you to take on various roles and functions in the development and production process, and to engage in group critique and evaluation of these processes.


Overview of Learning Resources

You will have access to technical resources such as camera, lighting, sound recording equipment and editing tools, as well as studio-based learning spaces.  You will be provided with diverse learning and teaching resources, including web-based resources, library collections, and online learning content. You will also be provided with a range of educational support services, including peer-led academic mentoring, tutorials, and internship and mobility support services.

Overview of Assessment

You will be assessed on how well you meet the course Learning Outcomes and on your development against the Program Learning Outcomes. 

Assessment Tasks 

Assessment Task 1: Initial response presentation (individual) - 10%. Addresses CLO 1.  

Assessment Task 2: Milestone presentation (group) - 20%. Addresses CLO 2. 

Assessment Task 3: Final project presentation (group) - 40%. Addresses CLOs 2 & ,3.  

Assessment Task 4: Critical reflection and analysis (individual) - 30%. Addresses CLO 2. 

Feedback will be given on all assessment tasks. 

If you have a long term medical condition and/or disability it may be possible to negotiate to vary aspects of the learning or assessment methods. You can contact the program coordinator or Equitable Learning Services if you would like to find out more. 

Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies, procedures and instructions.