Course Title: Write content for cross platform delivery

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6088

Course Title: Write content for cross platform delivery

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 70.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345T Media and Communication


Term2 2011

Course Contact: Program administration

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4368

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Course Description

In Writing for Cross Platform Delivery you develop an appreciation of the different media platforms and learn how a narrative can be built and expanded to give the audience options to experience, consume and even interact with the story and its universe. The course does NOT involve writing of software scripts.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

At RMIT, you are required to have completed all first year core competencies before enrolling in this elective course.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

VPAU311 Write content for cross platform delivery


1. Work with a creative team.

2. Create interactive narrative for web.

3. Create characters.

4.Develop narrative bible

5.Prepare proposal

Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this unit, you will be able to develop a narrative script for interactive cross platform delivery

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 class exercises, oral presentations and through the application of learned skills and insights to your written and practical projects. Creation of cross platform project including a substantial screenwriting component suitable for online; character outlines; narrative bible/cross platform strategy; pitch proposal.