BRO305

Course Description

Basic theory, terminology, and practice essential to craft narrative formats in broadcast and digital media production. It covers conceptual, analytical and creative writing skills necessary to produce a script, and grasp contemporary narratives on multiple screens.

Learning Outcomes

  • Identify the elements of story structure in fiction and non-fiction media story formats.
  • Apply screenwriting terminology in writing and critiquing scripts.
  • Identify the visual and sound elements used in a media story.
  • Create scripts in appropriate formats.
  • Derive a shot list and storyboard from a script.
  • Write and produce a brief public service announcement, non-fiction ‘mini doc,’ or fictional project for mobile media or the web as a final project.

Prerequisites

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