ALW734 - Script Writing
|Year||2016 unit information|
|Enrolment modes:||Trimester 2: Burwood (Melbourne), Cloud (online)|
|Incompatible with:||ALW603, ALW634|
Campus mode: 1 x 2 hour Seminar per week
Cloud (online): Learning experiences are via CloudDeakin
This unit introduces the principles and techniques of script writing. The emphasis is on writing for film and television rather than playwriting, although many of the principles are the same. Students will explore the concepts of dramatic construction, exposition, character development, dialogue, suspense and resolution.
Assignment one equivalent to 1500 words 40%, assignment two equivalent to 2500 words 50%, participation in class discussion and seminar 10%