Bachelor of Film, Television and Animation

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Producing Screen Content

Unit set code

MJ-A351002 (major)


Throughout the Producing Screen Content major, you will explore key areas of storytelling and screenwriting such as story structures, developing characters, action, and genre; screen business including producing, distribution, marketing, and exhibition; and screen culture with a focus on film festivals, audiences and celebrity. You have the opportunity to develop your story concepts and ideas from their initial stages through to a capstone screenwriting project, collaborating with your fellow students through drafting processes to pitch your story for later production.

You will enhance your creative and critical thinking skills through the study of audio-visual language, developments in global screen movements, histories and technologies, and applying these skills and knowledge in practical and experimental projects. Graduates will be prepared to enter the dynamic world of the screen and creative industries as innovative, knowledgeable and collaborative practitioners.

Career outcomes

  • screenwriters and narrative designers
  • screen and creative producers
  • content producers for corporate and digital media industries
  • cinema and film festival programmers and curators
  • production managers
  • film critics
  • screen researchers
  • videographers


To complete a Major sequence in Producing Screen Content complete the eight (8) units as specified below

Complete the following 2 units from level 1:

ACF103Writing with the Camera

ALW103Scriptwriting Fundamentals

Complete the following 4 units from level 2:

ACF206Contemporary Topics in Screen Cultures

ACF211Screen Careers

ACF217Production Design for Screen and Performance

ALW227Scriptwriting: Character, Action and Reaction

Complete the following 2 units from level 3:

ACF304Celebrity Industries

ACF307Major Screen Project A - Development

Note: Incompatible with the Producing Screen Content minor sequence

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