CMN200 Introduction to Screenwriting: The Art of Visual Storytelling

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CMN200 Introduction to Screenwriting: The Art of Visual Storytelling


This course introduces you to the foundational aspects of Screenwriting, with an emphasis on the fundamentals of visual storytelling and dramatic form. It explores the basic elements of character, conflict, dramatic structure and dialogue, in addition to providing a comprehensive analysis of film genres, adaptations, shot and sound design, point of view and setting. This course develops skills for those with an interest in media production, and specifically those who aspire to become screenwriters, script editors, producers and/or creative executives.

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Semester of offer: *
  • Sunshine Coast: Semester 1
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Band 1
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* Semester of offer is subject to change.

Course outline

CMN200 Course Outline Semester 1, 2018 (PDF 862KB) Students enrolled in this course should check the course Blackboard site to ensure that they are accessing the most recent approved version of the course outline.

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