Course Title: Write a screenplay

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6125 Advanced Diploma of Professional Screenwriting

Course Title: Write a screenplay

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 140

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

COMM7319

City Campus

TAFE

345T Media and Communication

Face-to-Face

Term1 2013,
Term1 2014,
Term1 2015,
Term1 2016,
Term1 2017

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact Email: mctafe@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

Write a Screenplay develops the skills and knowledge required to write a screenplay as a commissioned script or as a speculative venture.

 

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ASWFEA606A Write a screenplay

Elements:

1 Prepare to write script

2 Write a synopsis

3 Develop an extended treatment

4 Create a first draft

5 Revise draft


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, you will have developed and applied the skills and knowledge required to demonstrate your competency in the above elements. You will be able to write a synopsis of your screenplay, develop a treatment and draft your screenplay.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment is on-going throughout the course. Assessment will incorporate a range of methods to assess performance and the application of knowledge and skills and will include: participation in class exercises, oral presentations and practical writing tasks.