SCREENPLAY: SOUNDPLAY

MSS2SSP

2015

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject introduces students to a range of screenplay and soundplay writing. You will approach the subject though readings and case studies as well as your own creative and critical work.

SchoolSchool of Humanities & Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorHarry Kirchner

Available to Study Abroad StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Exchange StudentsYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites 15 credit points of first-year level subjects in Media: screen + sound or Media Studies or Cinema Studies or co-ordinator's approval.

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjects CST1ITS,CST3SED

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

01. Demonstrated knowledge of media genres, aesthetics, and their cultural contexts

Activities:
Apply generic or other conventions applicable to a specific project. Evaluate a creative project within its aesthetic and cultural context.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)

02. Demonstrated ability ro research for and through media practices

Activities:
Research topics and/or creative projects related to lectures for presentation in class and/or online.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)
Critical Thinking (Critical Thinking)
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)

03. Demonstrated flexible and creative approaches to media practices.

Activities:
Devise and carry out writing tasks using concepts from lectures.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Inquiry/ Research (Inquiry/ Research)
Creative Problem-solving (Creative Problem-solving)

04. Demonstrated ability to work collaboratively and individually on media projects.

Activities:
Participate in creation and/or evaluation of one or more student projects.
Related graduate capabilities and elements:
Writing (Writing)
Teamwork (Teamwork)
Speaking (Speaking)

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Melbourne, 2015, Semester 1, Day

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Enrolment information

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorHarry Kirchner

Class requirements

Lecture Week: 10 - 22
One 1.0 hours lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Tutorial Week: 10 - 22
One 2.0 hours tutorial per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementComments% ILO*
One 1,000-word Critical evaluation of a creative piece.25 01, 04
One 2,000-word (equivalent) dramatic piece.Could be in the form of a screenplay, teleplay, audio dramatization or dramatic monologue inclusive of accompanying material applicable to the dramatic form50 01, 02, 03
one 1,000-word screenplay (5-8 minutes) and synopsis25 02, 03