Course Title: Screen Production 1

Part A: Course Overview

Course Title: Screen Production 1

Credit Points: 12

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345T Media and Communication


Sem 1 2014,
Sem 1 2015,
Sem 1 2017

Course Coordinator: Stephen Skok

Course Coordinator Phone: +61 3 9925 4015

Course Coordinator Email:

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


Course Description

In this course you will collaboratively develop and produce a short film that is a dramatisation based on an existing script. Working as part of a team you will undertake a range of roles in the production of a short film and you will participate in projects that require you to work with others on location. You will apply a range of technical skills in these projects, including video and sound recording as well as post-production editing.

Objectives/Learning Outcomes/Capability Development

Program Learning Outcomes

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

  • apply industry knowledge to produce contemporary screen and media content with high production values for a range of platforms and environments
  • apply professional skills and practice to devise, develop and build innovative and contemporary screen and media content for diverse audiences and contexts
  • apply initiative and judgement in planning, problem solving and decision making in your work or further study.

Course Learning Outcomes

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

  • examine and interpret narrative requirements of translating an existing script into a audio/visual design
  • develop a production plan as part of a team, including the technical and resource requirements
  • undertake different screen production roles and apply a range of film production principles and techniques to the collaborative production of a short film.

Overview of Learning Activities

Your learning activities may include classroom exercises, individual and group-based activities. You will also be expected to undertake independent study.

Overview of Learning Resources

RMIT will provide you with resources and tools for learning in this course through our online systems.
All relevant course materials and lists of any suggested reading will be made available to you. You will also be expected to make use of the library resources.

Overview of Assessment

You will be assessed on how well you meet the course’s learning outcomes and on your development against the program learning outcomes. Assessment may include a range of activities such as project planning and production both individually and as part of a group, and self assessment.

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 the Disability Liaison Unit if you would like to find out more.

Your course assessment conforms to RMIT assessment principles, regulations, policies, procedures and instruction which are available to review online: Assessment