Course Title: Script edit a feature film

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6125 Advanced Diploma of Professional Screenwriting

Course Title: Script edit a feature film

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 70

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)

COMM7326

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

In this unit you will develop the knowledge and skills required by a script editor to work with a writer, either through a film production company or independently, to edit and develop a feature length script.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

none



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ASWSEF613A Script edit a feature film

Elements:

1. Build partnerships

2. Assist writer to develop script

3. Write a script report


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 and will be able to edit a feature length film script. This is normally done in association with other screen professionals such as fellow editors, directors and a production team.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is ongoing throughout the semester. 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 and script editing  tasks.