Writing for the Screen - ARTS2066

Faculty: Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences

School: School of the Arts and Media

Course Outline: School of the Arts and Media

Campus: Sydney

Career: Undergraduate

Units of Credit: 6

EFTSL: 0.12500 (more info)

Indicative Contact Hours per Week: 3

Enrolment Requirements:

Prerequisite: 30 units of credit at Level 1

CSS Contribution Charge:   (more info)

Tuition Fee: See Tuition Fee Schedule

Further Information: See Class Timetable

Available for General Education: Yes (more info)

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Subject Area: Film Studies
This course can also be studied in the following specialisation: Creative Writing

This course introduces students to the study and practice of storytelling for screen media. The course provides students with a framework through which to recognise and critically analyse key elements of the screenwriting process. Through practical exercises, it will enable students to develop fundamental skills in the art of writing for the screen. The course will develop these skills through a study of a variety of screenwriting forms including feature films, non-fiction film, television and emergent fields such as the web series and digital storytelling formats. Emphasis will be placed on processes of ethical emulation and adaptation in the development of these skills.


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