Course Title: Perform basic vision and sound editing

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6160 Advanced Diploma of Professional Screenwriting

Course Title: Perform basic vision and sound editing

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 40

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.

Important Information:

This course will be delivered through face-to-face classes, interaction with industry mentors, and the learning support material and resources in Canvas.


Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


345T Media and Communication


Term1 2019,
Term2 2019

Course Contact: Penny Johnson

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4383

Course Contact Email:

Course Description

In this course you learn and practise the skills of screenwriting, directing, editing and production in creating a short film. You work under the guidance of skilled professional practitioners, with an outcome of onscreen credits in key areas.

This course addresses the following units of competency, clustered for delivery and assessment:

  • CUADRT601 Establish the creative vision for screen productions
  • CUAPOS201 Perform basic vision and sound editing

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Enrolment in this elective course at RMIT requires you to have completed all first year courses.

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

CUAPOS201 Perform basic vision and sound editing


1. Prepare source materials for edit

2. Prepare for editing

3. Perform basic edits

Learning Outcomes

By taking this course, you'll acquire the skills to prepare for, write, shoot, produce and edit a short film. You will also learn to work collaboratively and effectively with others.

Overview of Assessment

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