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FTR1006 Scriptwriting

Short Description: Scriptwriting
Units : 1
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 : 12 November 2019

Synopsis

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.

Course offers

Semester Mode Campus
Semester 2, 2020 Online