|Year of offer||2019|
|Subject level||Undergraduate Level 1|
|Fees||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
Through a serious of lectures, workshops, tutorials and studio practice, students will be introduced to the basics of writing for the screen, with a focus on both contemporary screen craft and the more timeless nature of storytelling. Students will frequently study in the same classroom as the school's directing students with a view to promoting a broader understanding of filmmaking practices and nurturing creative teams. Students will write a completed original short script and take part in both collaborative and individual script development processes.
Intended learning outcomes
On completion of this course students will be able to:
-Begin to practice clear, effective writing;
-Be able to lead/follow a project through from inception to completion;
-Begin to understand a process of researching, drafting and redrafting documents to a polished outcome;
-Develop skills in creative collaboration;
-Develop an ability to work in a self motivated way.
Eligibility and requirements
|Code||Name||Teaching period||Credit Points|
|FLTV10014||Pictures, Sounds, Words||
Core participation requirements
The University of Melbourne is committed to providing students with reasonable adjustments to assessment and participation under the Disability Standards for Education (2005), and the Assessment and Results Policy (MPF1326). Students are expected to meet the core participation requirements for their course. These can be viewed under Entry and Participation Requirements for the course outlines in the Handbook.
Further details on how to seek academic adjustments can be found on the Student Equity and Disability Support website: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/student-equity/home
1. Storytelling excercises (1600 words) (20%)- due: weeks 3-7;
2. Class presentation (1600 words) (20%)- due: weeks 2-12;
3. Short script (4000 words equivalent) (50%)- due: week 11;
4. Pop quiz/es (1000 words) (10%)- due: weeks 2-12.
*Unless an extension has been granted, for essays/assignments submitted after the due date, the mark a student is awarded for their work will be reduced by 10% for each day the work is late.
*Unless an extension has been granted, assignments submitted later than 5 working days after the due date will not be marked, and will receive no marks.
Students must attend 80% of all scheduled classes and attempt all elements of assessment to be eligible for a pass in this subject.
Dates & times
- Semester 1
Principal coordinator Luke Devenish Mode of delivery On Campus — Southbank Contact hours 80 Teaching period 4 March 2019 to 2 June 2019 Last self-enrol date 15 March 2019 Census date 31 March 2019 Last date to withdraw without fail 10 May 2019 Assessment period ends 28 June 2019
Semester 1 contact information
Mr. Luke Devenis
T: +61 3 90353096
Time commitment details
- Related Handbook entries
This subject contributes to the following:
Type Name Course Bachelor of Fine Arts (Screenwriting)