Course Title: Production & Distribution

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6045

Course Title: Production & Distribution

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 68.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345T Media and Communication


Course Contact: Brendan Lee

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4368

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Course Description

The purpose of this course is to develop skills in the management of production and post-production processes, the legal, financial and marketing aspects of the project

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

- Introduction To Screenwriting
- Writing For Film
- Film Script Analysis

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VBM395 Production & Distribution

Learning Outcomes

1. Demonstrate management of production team.
2. Evaluate the financing, legal and health and safety issues related to a screenwriting project.
3. Identify the leadership and management skills required to manage the production and post-production process
4. Identify components of running a production company as a small business. 

Overview of Assessment

Assessment will include:

Evaluate financial and legal issues for given screenwriting project
Development of production plan for film or television project
In class exercises