Course Title: Assess a film script during development

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6125 Advanced Diploma of Professional Screenwriting

Course Title: Assess a film script during development

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 70

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345T Media and Communication


Term2 2013,
Term2 2014,
Term2 2015,
Term2 2017

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

This course looks at the skills and knowledge require to assess a film script.. It involves assessing script construction, style and content, evaluating script changes and  writing a script report.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ASWAFS602A Assess a film script during development


1. Assess script construction, style and content

2. Evaluate changes made in various drafts

3. Write a script report

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, you will be able to assess a film script and provide constructive feedback on  construction, style and content. You will be also be able to evaluate changes that are made and write a script report.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is ongoing throughout the semester. Your knowledge and understanding of course content is assessed through participation in class exercises, oral presentations and through the application of learned skills and insights to your written script assessment  tasks.