Course Title: Assess a film script

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6088

Course Title: Assess a film script

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 70.0

Regardless of the mode of delivery, represent a guide to the relative teaching time and student effort required to successfully achieve a particular competency/module. This may include not only scheduled classes or workplace visits but also the amount of effort required to undertake, evaluate and complete all assessment requirements, including any non-classroom activities.

Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345T Media and Communication


Term1 2011,
Term1 2012

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Course Description

The competency Assess Film Scripts develops the skills and knowledge required to analyse and assess film scripts. By exploring the various stages of the script process and examining the elements necessary to deliver a screen story, you will be able to isolate and identify the flaws and strengths of various texts. This will enable you to provide feedback to others as well as develop your own work.


Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VPAU305 Assess a film script


1. Assess script construction, style and content.

2. Evaluate changes made in various drafts.

3. Write a script report.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, you will be able to analyse and assess a film script

Overview of Assessment

Assessment for this course is ongoing throughout the semester. Your knowledge and understanding of course content is assessed through participation in class exercises, oral presentations and through the application of learned skills and insights to your writing tasks.