This unit introduces students to the foundational elements of writing for film, television and other screen media platforms. Students will learn about narrative structure, character development, formatting and style conventions for both fiction and non-fiction works. Students will critically reflect on the history of script writing for screen and on existing works across a diverse range of genres.
This unit provides constructive feedback to assist students in the conceptual development and writing of an original screenplay.
On successful completion of this unit, students will be able to:
Students will be provided with online texts and material on VU Collaborate to support the curriculum.
This unit is studied as part of the following course(s):