Writing the Short Film (PASA7257)

Level: 
7
Credits: 
15 (0.125 EFTS)
Compulsory: 
No
Aim: 
To acquire the theoretical, creative and technical skills required to develop short scripts for the screen (or associated medium).
Pre-requisites / Co-requisites: 
 
Topics include: 

May include but are not limited to
Concepts, formatting, outline and treatment Developing your own voice Script critique Short film writing theory and practise - theme, character, genre, narrative structure, scenes, dialogue
Theory of genre and stylistic forms Writing for film in New Zealand Writing strategies
Learning and teaching approaches
Topics may be taught in an integrated manner in both practical/workshop/lab and lecture/seminar/tutorial modes
Activities include self-directed learning, individual and class exercises, field trips, work in groups, guest lectures
Feedback
Feedback is sought throughout the course using a range of assessment tools including
Group reflection and individual survey
Timetable: 
Choose your class for this course from the option(s) below. You will need to attend all the sessions in that class to complete the course. Where more than one class number is shown, choose one of them and attend all sessions within that class number. (Note: If a class is held in different locations at the same time, you only need to attend all the sessions in one of the locations.)
There are no classes on public holidays.

Class: 1350

You need to attend all sessions of this class as listed below.

From – ToSessionDayTimeCampus (Room)
2 Mar 18 - 13 Apr 18 LectureFriday09:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (012-1014)
4 May 18 - 29 Jun 18 LectureFriday09:30 - 12:30 Mt Albert (012-1014)
Note: This course is offered as part of Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts (Contemporary Dance), Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts (Acting for Screen and Theatre), Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts (Production Design and Management), Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts (Screen Arts), Graduate Diploma in Creative Practice.

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