ACF302 - Developing a Project: Ideas to Scripts

Year: 2018 unit information
Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne)
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule:

Only available to students enrolled in an Arts or Arts combined course

Previously:

ACC307

Unit chair:

Donna Mcrae

Prerequisite:

ACF202

Corequisite:

Nil

Incompatible with:

Nil

Contact hours:

1 x 3 hour Seminar per week

Content

The unit will begin with screenings and analysis of examples of short form narrative film. These examples will set some of the narrative, formal and stylistic criteria within which project proposals will be reviewed. Students will then be taken through a process of self-reflection and resource gathering to find then pitch story ideas. The refined idea will be scripted through two drafts to create a short narrative film script of 5-8 minute duration.

Assessment

The Pitch (written synopsis of 400 words, based on verbal pitch given in class) 800 words equivalent, 20%

First Draft Script (5-8 minute script and 3 act structure), 60%

Detailed document outlining 2nd draft script outline and notes 800 words, 20%

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