Course Title: Create storyboards

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6088

Course Title: Create storyboards

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 40.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345T Media and Communication


Term2 2011,
Term2 2012

Course Contact: Program Administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4368

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Course Description

The creation of storyboards is a critical skill in the design and development of a broad range of digital content including video, film animation and interactive media. Create storyboards (COMM5917C) covers the skills and knowledge you need for this process and the unit is delivered and assessed with Establish the creative vision for screen productions. (VART5924C) Together these units form the course Story to Screen, which covers the skills and knowledge you need to transform written scripts into screen productions through the use of sound and visual images.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Pre-requisites – None

At RMIT Create Storyboards (COMM5917C) is delivered and assessed together with Establish the creative vision for screen productions (VART5924C)

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUFPPM404A Create storyboards


1. Plan storyboards.

2. Draft storyboards.

3. Finalise storyboards.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to visualise a screen production through the creation of a storyboard.

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 practical projects, oral presentations and through the application of learned skills and insights to your writing tasks.