|Faculty or Section :||Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts|
|School or Department :||School of Creative Arts|
|Student contribution band :||Band 1|
|ASCED code :||100703 - Journalism|
|Grading basis :||Graded|
|Version produced :||20 March 2019|
Students learn to understand the various processes involved in developing story ideas into script form. Students build technical, analytical and research skills within narrative, story, character, dialogue and scene development. Students will conceptualise and develop basic original stories, generate outlines and write scripts from original and adapted fiction and non-fiction stories in order to develop a good understanding and practice of the writer's methods in storytelling as it relates to the cinema industry. Students are encouraged to research concepts, techniques and skills in order to apply and develop their understanding of storytelling and screenplay practice.