Learning outcomes:

  • Develop your writing style for screen productions (film, television, gaming and online)
  • Write an industry standard script for a short film or television pilot
  • Acquire ability to critically and constructively critique your own and peers’ work in the context of the broader history of screen culture

Course Description

The Bachelor of Fine Arts (Screenwriting) is designed for those who have the desire and talent to write audience-driven stories for the screen.

The program trains you in the many facets of screenwriting through lectures, classes, film screenings, on-set experience and intensive modules. During your studies you undertake units in cinematic writing, television writing, adaptation, writing for games and web content.

The Bachelor of Fine Arts offers you the unique experience of studying screenwriting within an active film school, taking classes with directing students and crewing on student productions, while developing your skills in creative writing for screen. This experience develops a wider industry perspective and helps you to form creative partnerships that form the basis of your future career.

At the end of three years you are equipped to write professionally for screen media and have acquired essential creative and technical skills such as generating and adapting stories for screen platforms, presenting work at a professional standard, giving and receiving constructive feedback and working in creative teams.

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