SCREENPLAY: SOUNDPLAY

MSS2SSP

2021

Credit points: 15

Subject outline

This subject introduces you to writing for short film scripts and audio plays. Your creative work will be informed by critical readings and case studies, and will be developed in a supportive, collaborative environment. You will have an opportunity to submit your scripts for possible production in a second semester subject, MSS2SCV Shooting Shorts.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorNoel Maloney

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 2 - UG

Available as ElectiveNo

Learning ActivitiesWriting exercises; analysing scripts, films and audio productions; participating in script workshops; lectures

Capstone subjectNo

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites Enrolled in ABCA or ABCAB, or completed 30 credit points in first year subjects, or with co-ordinator's approval

Co-requisitesN/A

Incompatible subjectsCST1ITS OR CST3SED

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready

Career-focusedNo

Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Apply knowledge of narrative forms and screen and sound production process, genres and aesthetics to the writing of short form scripts.
02. Respond flexibly, effectively and creatively to production requirements, limitations, deadlines and contingencies.
03. Work collaboratively and independently on scripted projects.
04. Critically, reflectively and productively engage with one's own creative writing.

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Start date between: and    Key dates

Bendigo, 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNoel Maloney

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Write and present 500 word synopsis of short film or radio project,

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

A first draft of 1500 word short film or radio script, and 500 word critical reflection.

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Redraft and present 1500 word short film or audio script, and a 500 word critical reflection.

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Melbourne (Bundoora), 2021, Semester 1, Blended

Overview

Online enrolmentYes

Maximum enrolment sizeN/A

Subject Instance Co-ordinatorNoel Maloney

Class requirements

LectureWeek: 10 - 22
One 1.00 h lecture per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

WorkShopWeek: 10 - 22
One 2.00 h workshop per week on weekdays during the day from week 10 to week 22 and delivered via blended.

Assessments

Assessment elementCommentsCategoryContributionHurdle% ILO*

Write and present 500 word synopsis of short film or radio project,

N/AOtherIndividualNo20 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3

A first draft of 1500 word short film or radio script, and 500 word critical reflection.

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4

Redraft and present 1500 word short film or audio script, and a 500 word critical reflection.

N/AOtherIndividualNo40 SILO1, SILO2, SILO3, SILO4