Course Title: Write scripts

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6087

Course Title: Write scripts

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 50.0

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Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

COMM5907C

City Campus

TAFE

345T Media and Communication

Face-to-Face

Term1 2011,
Term1 2012,
Term1 2013,
Term1 2014,
Term1 2015

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4815

Course Contact Email: mctafe@rmit.edu.au


Course Description

Write Scripts looks at the skills and knowledge required to write scripts for a creative production. During this course you work collaboratively with others to develop a concept into a draft script.

This course is co-delivered with Establish the Creative Vision for Screen.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUFWRT601A Write scripts

Elements:

1 Prepare to write scripts.

2 Write draft scripts.

3 Produce final scripts


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to write a short screenplay, understand copyright for this screenplay, apply effective interpersonal communication techniques, work to deadline and work in collaboration with others including a professional attitude to feedback and its possible incorporation.


Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is ongoing throughout the semester and involves practical exercises, knowledge assessment tasks and written projects.