Course Title: Writer and Production

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6045

Course Title: Writer and Production

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 68.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345T Creative Media


Course Contact: Professional Screenwriting Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4368

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Course Description

The purpose of this course is for students to establish professional relationships with other collaborative players responsible for realising film, television and digital media product, and gain specific knowledge of their expectations of the writer and their input into the development of product.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Pre-requisite: Core level 1

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBB499 Writer and Production

Learning Outcomes

1. Construct a framework for effective industry forums
2. Analyse the relationship between writers, producers and directors
3. Analyse the relationship between writers and actors
4. Analyse the roles of directors of photography, composers and film editors in the transformation of script into film
5. Demonstrate the roles of key creative personnel responsible for moving from the blueprint of script to film, TV or digital media.

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course includes:

  • Class presentation
  • Short film produced in groups
  • Production report
  • In class exercises