|Level:||Level 2 - Undergraduate Intermediate Unit|
|Faculty:||Faculty of Arts and Design|
|Discipline:||School of Arts and Communications|
UC - Canberra, Bruce
Year Teaching Period Convener Mode of Delivery 2020 Semester 1 DR Owen BULLOCK (Ph: +61 2 62015287 ) ON-CAMPUS
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This unit introduces students to writing for the ear and eye as a screenplay rather than writing to be read as prose. It concentrates on the principles and practicalities of dramatic writing for the screen with specific application to writing short film. The approach to this is three-pronged: analysis of the theories and principles of narrative drama and how they are applied in screenwriting; screenwriting techniques and practice; and criticism of students' own work and analysis exercises in tutorial workshops.
After successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
1. Analyse and deconstruct screen dramas in terms of structure, character and narrative principles;
2. Apply these principles when creating original dramatic texts for the screen;
3. Use industry production conventions and formats in creating dramatic texts for the screen; and
4. Evaluate and edit their own and others' work.
UC - Canberra, Bruce
- Semester 1, 2020
- Semester 1, 2019
Three hours of a 1 hour lecture and 2 hour tutorial workshop on-campus per week.
8150 Introduction to Screenwriting AND 6879 Scriptwriting 1.
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