In partnership with THE UNIVERSITY OF CANBERRA, develop industry-ready writing skills and gain insight into the inner workings of the film industry with the GRADUATE CERTIFICATE IN SCREEN DEVELOPMENT.
Thanks to the unique partnership between the University of Canberra and Screen Canberra, the Graduate Certificate in Screen Development (ARC402.1) will give you firsthand industry expertise alongside an accredited qualification.
Learn how to ideate, develop and write your creative ideas into scripts. Gain tailored advice and mentoring throughout critical stages in the writing process from screen industry experts. Finish the course with a high-quality screenplay that you’ll have the chance to pitch to actual industry professionals.
Upon graduation, you’ll have a well-rounded understanding of the film industry, including the creative process, how screenwriters fit into the bigger picture and how to work alongside producers, directors, key creatives, and distributors.
WHO THIS COURSE IS FOR
- Aspiring screenwriters and producers who want to develop their ideas and build market connections.
- Those with some prior writing experience looking to refine their skills for film and television.
- Anyone wanting to leverage their talent and find their place in the industry.
What you will learn
HOW THE FILM INDUSTRY OPERATES
Experience the full scope of what it means to be a screenwriter and how the industry operates, ensuring you graduate with a realistic understanding of the working environment and where you will fit in.
HOW TO WRITE FOR INDUSTRY
Grounded in industry, you’ll learn how to tailor your writing to meet industry demands and gain a clear understanding of what industry is looking for in up-and-coming screenwriters.
THE CREATIVE PROCESS
Gain a holistic understanding of the creative process, including creative producing, giving your career as a screenwriter a competitive edge.
Why study Screen Development at UC
DELIVERED IN PARTNERSHIP
Delve into ideating, writing, and pitching screenplays under the expert guidance of Screen Canberra and tie it all together with units in creative producing and innovation from UC.
You just might be the next local project Screen Canberra decides to fund.
STUDY TO SUIT YOU
Enjoy a mix of online and face-to-face study with some classes available out-of-hours to work around your schedule. Some elements such as roundtables and pitch fests will require in person attendance.
LEARN FROM INDUSTRY EXPERTS
Due to the strategic partnership with the University of Canberra, you’ll get to nurture your screenwriting ambitions and develop your creative ideas with the support and guidance of top producers and industry experts.
GET HANDS ON
This highly practical and engaging course will see you workshopping your ideas with your peers, engaging in roundtables and pitch fests.
Why Choose the University of Canberra?
(1) GUG, 2023 | (2) THE IMPACT RANKINGS, 2022 | (3) THE YUR, 2022
University of Canberra, Bruce ACT 2617 Australia
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