Screenwriting for Television (9992.1)
|Level:||Level 3 - Undergraduate Advanced Unit|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Arts and Design|
|Discipline:||Discipline of Creative and Cultural Practice|
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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.
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.
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Semester 1, 2017
On-Campus Attendance (Expected) and Online Content (ON-CAMPUS)
- Assessment Item 1: Tutorial workshop participation & engagement (30% )
- Assessment item 2: Verbal & written pitch of TV drama series idea (20% )
- Assessment Item 3: TV drama series “mini bible”, nominated end user, Episode 1 screenplay (first ten pages if working alone; first 20 pages if working in a pair) (50% )
- On-Campus Attendance (Expected) and Online Content (ON-CAMPUS)
- Semester 1, 2017
3 hours as: Either 1 Lecture + 1 x 2 hour workshop per week (on campus)
Students will be assumed to have achieved a Pass in Screenwriting (8905)