Course Title: Write television comedy

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6125 Advanced Diploma of Professional Screenwriting

Course Title: Write television comedy

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 140

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Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

COMM7323

City Campus

TAFE

345T Media and Communication

Face-to-Face

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

Course Contact: Professional Screenwriting Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact Email: mcvet@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This course aims to develop the skills and knowledge needed to create narrative and sketch comedy for television.
 

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Required Prior Study

Enrolment in this elective course at RMIT requires you to have completed all first year courses.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ASWCOM610A Write television comedy

Elements:

1. Develop a concept for a narrative based comedy series

2. Write a bible for a comedy series

3. Write a pilot for a narrative based comedy series

4. Develop a sketch comedy concept

5. Write an episode of a sketch comedy


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, you will be able to write narrative and sketch comedy for television..
 


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 and through the application of learned skills and insights to your writing tasks.