Course Title: Script and story edit television drama

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6125 Advanced Diploma of Professional Screenwriting

Course Title: Script and story edit television drama

Portfolio: DSC Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 70

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Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

COMM7327

City Campus

TAFE

345T Media and Communication

Face-to-Face

Term2 2013,
Term2 2014,
Term2 2015,
Term2 2016

Course Contact: Course Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact Email: mctafe@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

This course delivers the skills and knowledge required by a professional script and story editor working in all facets of television drama production. It introduces you to the business and techniques of running a story meeting, working with the writer, editing a script to match the writer’s vision to various production requirements, and liaising with other screen professionals including fellow editors, directors and the production team.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Required Prior Study

At RMIT, you are required to have completed all first year core competencies before enrolling in this elective course.



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

ASWSET614A Script and story edit television drama

Elements:

1 Run a story meeting

2 Edit a script

3 Work with writer

4 Liaise with production


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to story edit television series or serials.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is on going throughout the semester. Your knowledge and understanding of course content is assessed through participation in class discussion and exercises and through the application of learned skills and insights to your written projects.