Faculty of Arts


SCREEN 705

Screenwriting


Please note: this is archived course information from 2018 for SCREEN 705.

Description

Considers the short film script with a focus on dramatic writing. Studies a range of short films as a way of understanding this aesthetic form. Designed as a high-intensity immersion experience in the principles of scriptwriting. Apart from shorter "exercise pieces" students will write two short screenplays beginning with a two-minute project with minimal dialogue and complete the course with a fully developed five-minute screenplay for a short film.

Provisional class limits for 2018: Enrolment is limited to 15 students, with selection based on eligibility for admission to a postgraduate programme in Screen Production and the qualitative evaluation of Portfolio submitted.

For information see (under postgraduate study) www.arts.auckland.ac.nz/screen-production

Availability 2018

Semester 1

Lecturer(s)

Coordinator(s) Dr Shuchi Kothari

Points

SCREEN 705: 15.0 points

Restrictions

FTVMS 758


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