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Screenwriting for Television (9992.1)

Level: Undergraduate Third Year Level
Credit Points: 3
HECS Bands: 1
Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Design
Discipline: Discipline of Creative and Cultural Practice

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    • Semester 1, 2017, ON-CAMPUS, BRUCE (149636) - View

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    Syllabus

    Screenwriting for Television aims to develop students? understanding of the creative and professional work practices involved in writing for series television. It takes a professional view to screenwriting practice, giving students critical knowledge of the conventions of series television and industry practices of the television storytelling process. The unit further aims to give students the opportunity to develop their own analytical, technical and creative television screenwriting skills.

    Learning Outcomes

    On successful completion of this unit students will be able to:

    1. Demonstrate an understanding of the various creative and professional practices of writing for series television;

    2. Synthesise and analyse advanced screenwriting techniques; and

    3. Demonstrate skills and knowledge applicable to the television industry.

    Assessment Items

    Contact Hours

    3 hours as: Either 1 Lecture + 1 x 2 hour workshop per week (on campus)

    Prerequisites

    Screenwriting 8905

    Corequisites

    None.

    Assumed Knowledge

    Students will be assumed to have achieved a Pass in Screenwriting (8905)

    Incompatible Units

    NONE.

    Equivalent Units

    NO.



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