Get Into Film and Television: Scripts, Screenwriting and TV Producing


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Course Code TVPS
Qualification gained Australian College Certificate in Get Into Film and Television: Scripts, Screenwriting and TV Producing
Study mode Flexible delivery online
Flexible duration Up to 12 months
Study load Self-paced
Start date Start anytime
Assessment method Short Answer Questions, Writing Assessments
Nationally recognised No
Course units

Module 1 – Introduction to the Television Industry

Reading 1 – The World of Television – The TV Scene
Introduction to Your Course
The Television Industry in Australia
Working in TV
TV Basics
Getting The Most From Your Course

Reading 2 – Selling the Dream – The Image Makers
The TV Audience
Collecting Audience Data
Comparing Audiences
Meeting Audience Expectations
Marketing TV in Australia

Reading 3 – Behind the Scenes – Breaking into the industry
The TV Business
In Training
Staffing a Typical TV Show
A Typical TV Work Day
Moving On Up
Useful Resources

Reading 4 – Pre-Production
Preparing a Pitch Document
Setting Up a Production Office
Contracting Cast and Crew
Budgeting a TV Show
Locations and Schedules

Reading 5 – Media Research
Gathering The Facts
Approaching Information Sources
Location Surveys
The Pre-Interview
Writing a Research Brief

Reading 6 – Writing for Television
News, Sport and Current Affairs
Lifestyle and Reality TV
Light Entertainment


Module 2 – Television Product Skills and Screenwriting

Reading 1 – Television Camera and Filming
Broadcast Technology
Directing TV
TV Camera Operation
The Multicamera Studio

Reading 2 – Television Sound Recording
What is Sound?
Basic Microphone Types
Studio and Location Sound Recording
Recording Voice Over
Music and Audio Mixing

Reading 3 – Writing the Screenplay
Introduction to Screenwriting
Structure in Screenwriting
Point of View
Screen Devices
Developing a Screenplay
The Synopsis
The scene Breakdown
Check Your Progress

Reading 4 – Scriptwriting for the Screen 1
Markets For Scripts
Developing The Script
Writing The Script

Reading 5 – Screenwriting for Film, Television and Video
Analysing a Screenplay
Developing a Screenplay
Marketing a Screenplay

Reading 6 – Scriptwriting for the Screen 2
Developing Your Script
Writing The Script


Module 3 – Marketing and Producing for Television

Reading 1 – Television Producing
What Producers Do
Producers in Pre-Production
Producers in Production
Producers in Post-Production
Resources For Producers

Reading 2 – Television Presenting Skills
Screen Presence
On-Camera Skills
Taking Direction
Image Control

Reading 3 – Digital TV
Digital and Web TV
Producing for a TV Website
Web Glossary

Reading 4 – Launching a TV Show
TV Editing – The Basics
Editing Techniques
Promoting a New TV Program
TV Publicity

Reading 5 – TV Genres: Reality TV, Lifestyle, Current Affairs, Drama
Starting Your Film and TV Career
The Industry in Australia
News/Sport/Current Affairs
Drama and Soap
The Main Producers of TV in Australia
Federal and State Agencies
Working in TV
Getting Your First TV Job

  • Access to a computer with word processing, PDF reader capabilities and an internet connection
  • A good command of written English
  • Ability to allocate appropriate study hours per week

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