Course Title: Work with others to develop a script

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6088

Course Title: Work with others to develop a script

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 140.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345T Media and Communication


Term1 2011,
Term1 2012

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Course Description

The unit Work with others to develop a script, is taught within the course Collaboration and Development.  This course will afford you the opportunity to develop skills and strategies to work productively with others in a team environment. This course will offer also you a space to work with others on your individual screen projects, and to take those projects, with the help of your colleagues, to the next level.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Delivery of this course at RMIT requires you to have completed all first year courses.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VPAU308 Work with others to develop a script


1. Creative team is formed.

2. The exisiting draft script is analysed for areas needing attention.

3. An approach to rewriting is agreed upon.

4. Creative disagreements are resolved effectively.

5. Re-write is achieved effectively.

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to work as a screenwriter with a creative team in order to develop a film or TV screenplay

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 and through the application of learned skills and insights to your writing tasks. You will be assessed on your ability to work effectively with creative partners, consult and accept feedback, critique draft screenplays and successfully revise your own work. You will also be assessed on your knowledge of screenwriting techniques, terminology and formats and production processes.