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ALW227 - Scriptwriting: Character, Event, Consequence

Unit details

Year2018 unit information
Enrolment modes:Trimester 1: Burwood (Melbourne), Waurn Ponds (Geelong), Cloud (online)
Credit point(s):1
EFTSL value:0.125
Unit chair:

Marion Campbell

Prerequisite:Students must have passed any two (2) Arts units prior to enrolling in this unit

This unit is only available to students enrolled in a Faculty of Arts and Education course or D311, D312, D313, D326, D346, D347, D370, D391

Incompatible with: ALW327, ALW308
Contact hours:

Campus: 1 x 2 hour Seminar per week

Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin


Students will further examine the fundamentals of dramatic writing introduced in ALW101. They will develop work in any genre using these fundamentals. Students are encouraged to experiment in a range of styles with focus on the collaborative nature of scriptwriting. Presentation of work-in-progress and subsequent redrafting are part of this process.


Manuscript 1, equivalent to 1000 words, 30%

Manuscript 2, equivalent to 2500 words, 50%

Participation, reports and exercises assessed in class 20%

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