Course Title: Write for children's television

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C6160 Advanced Diploma of Professional Screenwriting

Course Title: Write for children's television

Portfolio: Vocational Education

Nominal Hours: 70

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Terms

Course Code

Campus

Career

School

Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)

COMM7360C

City Campus

TAFE

375T Vocational Design and Social Context

Face-to-Face

Term1 2020

Course Contact: Penny Johnson

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4383

Course Contact Email: penny.johnson@rmit.edu.au



Course Description

Write for children's television is taught within the course Children's TV, which is made up of two competencies Write for children's television and Design animation and digital visual effects. Children's TV is a key component of the local industry, and this course delivers the skills and knowledge required to write engaging children's television and to contribute to the design of animation and digital visual effects for children's screen productions.
This competency Write for children's television (PSWTVC609) is delivered and assessed with Design animation and digital visual effects (CUAANM503).

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

None



National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

PSWTVC609 Write for children's television

Elements:

1. Identify concept for a children's television series

2. Develop concept in a team

3. Plot episode

4. Develop script


Learning Outcomes

On successful completion of this course, you will have developed the skills and knowledge required to write engaging children's television and to contribute to the design of animation and digital visual effects for children's screen productions. You will build your understanding and overview of the importance of children's television both locally and internationally.


Overview of Assessment

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