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Major Screenwriting Project (FLTV70047)

Graduate coursework level 7Points: 37.5On Campus (Southbank)

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Overview

Year of offer2019
Subject levelGraduate coursework Level 7
Subject codeFLTV70047
Campus
Southbank
Availability
Semester 2
FeesSubject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date

Students are expected to write a complete first draft long-form script project, most likely a feature film script or equivalent length television script(s) plus ‘Bible’. Students will take part in regular small group tutorials where work in progress will be discussed/presented and feedback given by the tutor and peers. Written and verbal feedback on first draft will be given at end of the semester before proceeding to further drafts. Students will also attend complementary craft and industry based classes/workshops.

Intended learning outcomes

This subject will enable students to:
• become a better screenwriter;
• write a complete first draft of a long form script project;
• gain further practice in and understanding of script analysis and feedback;
• apply learned knowledge of researching, screenwriting and storytelling craft skills to writing a creative project;
• develop further understanding of key screenwriting principles.

Generic skills

On completing this subject students will:
• demonstrate advanced knowledge for areas of writing in general;
• develop researching skills that enable creative works;
• increase research skills in both formal and informal systems.

Last updated: 3 April 2019