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Screenwriting Business (FLTV30017)

Undergraduate level 3Points: 12.5On Campus (Southbank)

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Year of offer2019
Subject levelUndergraduate Level 3
Subject codeFLTV30017
Semester 2
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

Students undertaking this subject will gain knowledge of business practices involved in pursuing a career in screenwriting. Through workshops and presentations, students will engage with industry professionals in order to develop an understanding of opportunities and potential pathways within the industry. Students will develop a personal strategic plan for engaging with the industry, with reference to their own creative projects and career objectives. Students will assist in creating a graduate work ‘showcase’ intended to introduce them, and their work, to the industry.

Intended learning outcomes

This course will:

  • Promote students understanding of screenwriting and screen production as a business
  • Help students develop a personal strategic plan for engaging with the industry upon graduation
  • Enable students to identify potential career opportunities and pathways within the industry
  • Extend and strengthen students existing skills in short document and ‘pitch’ writing

Generic skills

  • Formulate and present a strategic plan
  • Communicate in oral and written form
  • Identify and prioritise personal goals
  • Work in an independently motivated way
  • Apply theoretical knowledge to practical tasks

Last updated: 6 August 2019